One dead after lorry crash on M40

Friday 28th September 2018 – 11:55am – Murray MacGregor.

A man has died after a crash involving three HGVs on a motorway.

The incident happened on the northbound M40 between Junctions 15-16 at about 4.15am this morning (Friday).

Three ambulances and two paramedic officers were sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, ambulance staff found two lorries that were on fire.  A third lorry was just in front of them.

“Unfortunately, the driver of one lorry died at the scene.

“The driver of a second lorry, a man in his 60s, was treated at the scene for a medical condition and was taken to Warwick hospital.

“The third driver was uninjured.

“The motorway is likely to remain shut for some time and police are appealing for information in relation to the crash.”

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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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