Sunday 28th July 2013 – 7.40pm – Suzie Fothergill
Four people have been taken to hospital following a road traffic collision on the M6 Toll today.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the incident near to junction T5 on the motorway at approximately 4.05pm this afternoon.
Three ambulances, a paramedic area support officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford attended the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “On arrival at the scene crews found two vehicles that had left the carriageway and were found on the embankment.
“The first car had been carrying four occupants at the time of the incident. The front seat passenger, a woman, was treated at the scene for a significant head injury. The woman was airlifted to the major trauma centre at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham for further assessment and specialist treatment. The hospital was pre-alerted to the arrival of the woman and of her injuries.
“The two rear seat passengers, a boy and a teenage girl, were treated for minor injuries before being conveyed to Good Hope Hospital.
“The driver of the vehicle, a man, was assessed at the scene but appeared to be uninjured.
“The driver of the second vehicle, a woman in her 60’s, was treated at the scene for minor injuries before being conveyed to Walsall Manor hospital for further assessment and treatment.”