Tuesday 5th January 2016 – 1pm – Chris Kowalik.
An off-duty anaesthetist consultant and his paediatrician doctor wife were the first at the scene to help after a car crash on the M6 this morning.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the northbound carriageway at junction 15 at 8.35am and sent three ambulances and a senior paramedic officer in a rapid response vehicle.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said:: “Two cars were involved in the collision.
“Two off-duty clinicians who were passing the scene stopped to help before ambulance crews arrived.
“In one of the cars were a man and a woman. She had pelvic and leg injuries. She was given pain relief, a leg splint and pelvic binder were applied and she was immobilised as a precaution. He had an arm injury and a minor chest injury. He was also immobilised as a precaution and was given pain relief.
“A man who was driving the other car involved managed to get himself out and was a ‘walking wounded’ casualty with minor injuries.
“All three were taken to Royal Stoke University Hospital.”