Two cars seriously damaged in four vehicle crash in the middle of rush hour

Wednesday 16th March 2016 – 11.20am – Murray MacGregor.

A four vehicle crash on the M6 that left one man trapped.

The collision on the southbound carriageway between junctions 3 and 2 at Coventry happened at 8.35am on Wednesday morning.

Two ambulances and a paramedic area support officer were sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, ambulance staff found two cars that had suffered significant damage. A dark coloured Mercedes that had front end damage and a white Audi that had rear end damage and was against the central reservation. Two other cars had only minor damage.

“The driver of the Audi, a man estimated to be in his 40s, was trapped in the vehicle with a back injury. While ambulance staff treated him, firefighters removed the roof of the car.

“After assessment and treatment at the scene, the man was taken to University Hospital Coventry & Warwickshire.

“The driver of the Mercedes, a man estimated to be in his 50s, was taken to the same hospital with right leg pain.

“The man in the third vehicle and man and woman in the fourth vehicle were unhurt.”

Highways England reported delays on the M6 back to junction 4 and on surrounding routes.

Ambulance on M6

Written by officialwmas

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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