Saturday 18th July 2015 – 6.30am – Steve Parry.
Five patients have been taken to hospital following a road traffic collision on the M6 near Stafford this morning.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the incident near junction 14 southbound of the M6, at just after 2.30am.
Four ambulances; a paramedic support officer in a rapid response vehicle and three BASICS doctors attended the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews responded to a road traffic collision involving a minibus and lorry on the M6 this morning.
“Five patients were taken to the Royal Stoke University Hospital by ambulance and they included a 16 year old female with neck and shoulder pain who was trapped in the vehicle.
“Two females believed to be in their forties were treated for chest injuries. A 9- year old male suffered a head injury and was immobilised with use of a neck collar and spinal board as a precaution.
“A further child was also treated for head and facial injuries,
“The remaining ten passengers on the minibus were assessed at the scene by ambulance staff and doctors before they were taken off the motorway to a nearby hotel by ambulance minibus.