Two injured as car leaves M6

Friday 3rd July 2015 – 9am – Chris Kowalik.

A man and a woman returning home from a concert ended up in hospital after the car they were in collided with a lorry on the M6 and went down an embankment.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the northbound carriageway between junctions 15 and 16 shortly after 4.25am today.

Three ambulance crews, and three rapid response vehicles driven by a paramedic, a paramedic area support officer and a BASICS Emergency Doctor attended.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “When crews arrived, they found a woman who had already got out of the car and a man in it. Both are in their twenties.

“She had head and abdominal injuries. He had head, arm and wrist injuries. Both were in pain, were given pain relief at the scene and were immobilised with the use of spinal boards and neck collars before being taken to the Royal Stoke University Hospital to be seen by its trauma team.”

Two injured as car leaves M6 03-07-15

Picture: West Midlands Ambulance Service

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