Seven car collision on M5

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Wednesday 8th October 2014 – 2.15pm – Suzie Wheaton.

Ambulance crews rushed to the scene of a seven vehicle road traffic collision on the M5 today.

Three ambulances and a senior paramedic officer attended the collision which took place between junctions 2 – 1 of the northbound carriageway of the motorway shortly before 11.05am this morning.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Crews arrived on scene to find seven cars that had been in collision over a 300-500 yard area, with all of the lanes on the northbound carriageway being affected by the incident.

“All eleven occupants, who had been travelling within the seven vehicles, were out of their cars on the crew’s arrival. Three people, two women and one man, all travelling in separate vehicles at the time of the collision, were treated at the scene for minor injuries before being conveyed to Sandwell Hospital for further assessment and treatment as a precaution.”

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