6 Vehicle Crash – M42

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Friday 7th February 2014 – 09.10am – Steve Parry.

Two people have been taken to hospital following a six vehicle road traffic collision on the M42 this morning.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the incident between junctions 3a – 3 on the northbound carriageway of the M42 at just before 7am.

Two ambulances and a paramedic officer in a rapid response vehicle were sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Ambulance crews responded to a road traffic collision involving six vehicles. Three patients were treated from separate vehicles.

“The man, believed to be in his forties, was treated for a wrist injury.

“A woman in her forties was treated for neck and back pain. She was immobilised with the use of a neck collar and spinal board. Both patients were conveyed to the Alexandra Hospital in Redditch.

“A third patient was assessed by ambulance crews at the scene before being released.”

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