Camper van and lorry in collision – M6

Lorry and camper van in collision 13.08.13
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.”


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