Tuesday 10th February 2015 – 5.30pm – John Hawker.
Two people have been injured following a crash on the M69 this afternoon.
The crash occurred between Junction 1 and the M6, southbound just after 3.40pm. Two ambulances, a paramedic officer and the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire air or attended the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find a car that had was on its roof after being in collision with a hard shoulder barrier.
“The two occupants of the car managed to get out of the vehicle and had suffered numerous injuries. A man in his 40’s, suffered neck and back injuries, and a second man in his 30’s suffered shoulder injuries. Both men were being treated by Doctors who were passing and stopped to assist before ambulance crews arrived.
“The two men both received further treatment at the scene by medics and were both transferred to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire by land ambulances
“Considering the damage to the vehicle they are extremely fortunate not to have suffered more serious injuries.”