Tree falls on M6

M^ tree fall 1

M6 Tree fall 2
Wednesday 12th February 2014 – 5.15pm – Suzie Fothergill.

Ambulance crews were called to a collision following a tree fall on the M6 this afternoon.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the incident between junctions 15 – 16 shortly before 3.45pm this afternoon.

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 collision that occurred on the M6 after a tree fell on to a passing lorry.

“Crews arrived on scene to also find a second lorry and a recovery vehicle that had collided.

“Ambulance crews carried out a number of assessments at the scene but fortunately no one was injured in the incident.”

Ends

Notes to editors

If used, pictures should be credited to West Midlands Ambulance Service.

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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