Family of four escapes serious injury in M6 crash

Thursday 23rd July 2015 – 1.30pm – Chris Kowalik.

A family of four is considered fortunate not have been seriously injured in a crash on the M6 southbound carriageway at junction 2 today.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called shortly after 11.40am this morning and sent a senior paramedic officer in a rapid response vehicle and two ambulance crews. An off-duty paramedic also stopped to help.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “The family’s Corsa had collided with a lorry and a second car before coming to rest on the chevrons at the junction 2 exit slip road.

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“The only casualty from this car was a 22 month old boy who had a minor leg injury. He was taken to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire accompanied by his mother, father and another child all of whom were uninjured. Crews at the scene said they were lucky.

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“The driver of the other car involved had neck pain. He was immobilised and was taken to the same hospital.”


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West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) covers a geographical area of approximately 5,000 square miles and serves a population of 5.6 million people living in Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Coventry & Warwickshire, Staffordshire and the Birmingham & the Black Country conurbation. The Trust has a total number of 4000 members of staff and uses 864 vehicles.

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