Lucky escape for driver as 4×4 flips on motorway

Thursday 18th February 2016 – 4.45pm – John Hawker.


A man driving a 4×4 vehicle had a lucky escape after it flipped over after an RTC on the M40 this afternoon.

The crash occurred between junctions 12 and 11 Southbound at around 1.45pm.  An ambulance and a paramedic officer attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find a 4×4 vehicle and a lorry that are believed to have been in a collision.  The 4×4 had come to rest on its side near the central reservation.

“The man driving the 4×4, believed to be in his early 40’s, had suffered minor injuries and was checked over at the scene by medics.  The man declined further treatment and was discharged.

“No one else was injured in the crash.

“Considering the circumstances of the crash and the damage to the vehicle the man was very fortunate not to have suffered more serious injuries.”


We have no further details on this incident.


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