Woman trapped in car on M6

Tuesday 10th June 2014 – 11.45am – John Hawker.


A woman has been trapped in the car she was driving for around 45 minutes after a crash on the M6 this morning.

The crash occurred just before junction 2 at around 10am.  Two ambulances and a paramedic officer attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find a car on its roof on the carriageway with the driver trapped in the car.

“The woman, believed to be in her early 30’s, suffered wrist, ankle injuries and also injuries to her collar bone.

“The woman was treated at the scene and was then released from the car with the assistance of the fire service.  She was then transferred by ambulance to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire for further assessment and treatment.

“The passenger in the car, a woman believed to be 67 years old, had managed to get herself out of the car before medics arrived having only suffered multiple bumps and bruises.

“The woman also received treatment for her injuries at the scene and was transferred to the same hospital by ambulance.

“The occupants of the car are fortunate not to have suffered more serious injuries.  The lorry driver was uninjured in the crash.”


We have no further details on this incident.



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