Five Taken to Hospital from M6 Crash

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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.”

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Written by officialwmas

West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) covers a geographical area of approximately 5,000 square miles and serves a population of 5.6 million people living in Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Coventry & Warwickshire, Staffordshire and the Birmingham & the Black Country conurbation. The Trust has a total number of 4000 members of staff and uses 864 vehicles.

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