Saturday 16th August 2014 – 5.45 pm – Steve Parry.
Seven people have been assessed by ambulance staff at the scene of a two car collision on the M6 near Great Barr in Birmingham this afternoon.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the M6, junction 7 northbound, at just after 2pm.
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 two vehicles. Three patients in one of the vehicles were assessed at the scene and later released.
“Four patients travelling in the second car were initially treated at the scene. A male driver received chest injuries. A female passenger, believed to be in her thirties received facial, arm, back and abdominal injuries.
“Two young children, a male and female, received minor injuries.
“All four patients were conveyed to Sandwell General Hospital for further assessment and treatment.”