Saturday 15th August 2015 – 1pm – Chris Kowalik.
A family of four have gone to hospital for precautionary checks after their car ended up against a crash barrier following a collision with a heavy goods vehicle on the M6.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the southbound carriageway at junction 11 at 11.10am today.
Two ambulances and a paramedic area support officer attended.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Following the collision with the lorry, the car spun then hit the crash barrier on the hard shoulder.
“Two children were in the back, their parents in the front.
“The father who as driving the car declined treatment but he had a pre-existing back problem. He was taken by ambulance to Walsall Manor Hospital with his daughter who had neck pain and who was immobilised on a spinal board.
“The other ambulance took to the same hospital the mother who was the front seat passenger who had neck pain and who was also immobilised. It also took her son who didn’t appear injured but who was going to have further precautionary checks at the hospital.”
Picture: West Midlands Ambulance Service