Friday 7th June 2013 – 2pm – Steve Parry.
A lorry driver has been taken to hospital after his vehicle overturned just off junction 7 of the M6 in Great Barr.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the incident just before 1pm.
An ambulance together with two paramedic officers in a rapid response vehicles were sent to the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Ambulance crews responded to reports of a HGV overturning on an island just off the M6 motorway at Great Barr.
“Crews treated the lorry driver, a man in his 50s, for back and neck pain.
“The driver was found to be trapped in his cab. He was later released by emergency services, given pain relief to stabilise his condition and immobilised with the use of a neck collar and spinal board before being conveyed to City Hospital.”