Tuesday 13th August 2013 – 8.00am – Suzie Fothergill.
A boy has been taken to hospital following a collision on the M6 today.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the southbound carriageway of the M6 between junctions 6-5 at approximately 12.25am this morning.
An ambulance and a paramedic area support officer in a rapid response vehicle were dispatched to the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Crews were called to reports of a lorry and a camper van that had been in collision.
“On arrival at the scene crews found the camper van on its side. Fortunately the eight occupants (3 adults and 5 children) who had been travelling in the van at the time of the incident had managed to get out of the vehicle via a side window.
“All the occupants were assessed at the scene. An 11 year old boy was found to have a fractured arm. The boy was treated at the scene and conveyed to Birmingham Children’s Hospital for further assessment and treatment.
“The lorry driver, a man, was found to be uninjured.”