Vans and car collide ahead of M6 rush hour


Wednesday 24th August 2016 – 11am – Jamie Arrowsmith.


For those heading southbound on the M6 this morning, a collision involving two vans and a car may well be the reason you found yourself sitting in traffic near to junction 3A.

West Midlands Ambulance Service received a 999 call at 7.09am to reports of a three-vehicle collision and sent one ambulance and a paramedic officer to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, crews discovered two vans and a car that had been involved in a collision.

“Thankfully there was only patient, a man driving the car, and despite the significant damage he had luckily escaped serious injury.

“The man, believed to be in his 40s, was treated for minor back and neck pain by ambulance staff before being transported to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire for further assessment.

“The van drivers were uninjured in the incident.”



Notes to Editors:

If used, please credit the images to West Midlands Ambulance Service.

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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