Three lorries involved in fatal collision on M6

Wednesday 18th March 2015 – 7.20am – Chris Kowalik.

A man has died and another has been taken to hospital following a collision involving three lorries on the M6.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the northbound carriageway between Catthorpe Interchange and junction 1 shortly after 11.35pm on Tuesday 17th March.

An ambulance crew, a paramedic area support officer in a rapid response vehicle and the MERIT trauma team consisting of a trauma doctor and a critical care practitioner attended from West Midlands Ambulance Service. A paramedic and a paramedic officer from East Midlands Ambulance Service also attended.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “One of the lorry drivers was sadly confirmed dead at the scene.

“A second lorry driver had leg and back pain and bruising to his abdomen. He was given pain relief and was immobilised before being taken to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire for further assessment and treatment.

“The third lorry driver was uninjured.”

1 MERIT car CUT 1

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