No injuries from RTC that has closed busy motorway

Thursday 22nd December 2016 – 9.50am – Murray MacGregor.

A crash that has led to the closure of one of the busiest sections of the M6 motorway thankfully resulted in no injuries.

The crash between a lorry and a car happened shortly after 6.30am this morning between junctiion s 7 and 8 on the northbound carriageway.

A single ambulance attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “The crash left the car at right angles to the carriageway against the lorry.

“There was a 27 year old woman and her three year old son in the car. Both were given a thorough assessment; whilst they were shaken, they had not been injured and were discharged after being given advice.

“The motorway remains closed due to a diesel spillage.  You are advised to follow updates from Highways England on twitter @HighwaysWMIDS and Central Motorway Police Group @cmpg for details of the closure.


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