Driver injured in domino effect RTC

Tuesday 17th November 2015 – 4.50pm – John Hawker.


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The driver of a car has been injured after a domino effect RTC on the M42 this morning.

The crash occurred at around 9.20am near junction 8 southbound.  An ambulance and a paramedic officer attended the incident.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find a car, a van and a lorry that had been in a collision.

“The driver of the car, which was at the rear of the crash, suffered significant bruising to his pelvic and abdominal area.  The man, believed to be in his 80’s, received emergency treatment at the scene from medics and his condition was stabilised.

“Following treatment, the man was transferred by ambulance to Heartlands Hospital for further treatment.

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“The man in the van, believed to be in his 40’s, was checked over by medics but did not require further treatment.  The driver of the lorry was uninjured in the crash.”

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We have no further details on this incident.



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