Saturday 8th June 2013 – 7.45pm – Steve Parry.
Five people have been taken to hospital following a road traffic collision on the M6 near Walsall this afternoon.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the incident between junctions 9 and 10 northbound of the M6, just before 4.15pm.
Three ambulances; a paramedic in a rapid response vehicle; a paramedic officer, and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford attended the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Ambulance crews responded to a road traffic collision involving a single vehicle on the M6.
“Two men, believed to be in their thirties, were treated for neck and a head laceration. They were both taken by land ambulance to Walsall Manor Hospital.
“A 16 year old female was treated for a fractured leg. She was given pain relief and immobilised with the use of a neck collar and spinal board before being airlifted to New Cross Hospital.
“A female and baby were treated for minor injuries and conveyed to New Cross Hospital for assessment.”