One to hospital after two lorries collide on motorway

Jamie Arrowsmith – Thursday 18th June 2020 – 1pm.

One man has been taken to hospital and three other patients have been assessed and discharged at the scene following a road traffic collision on the M5 this morning.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to reports of a multi-vehicle collision between junctions 5 and 4a of the M5 at 10.21am and sent two ambulances, two paramedic officers, the Trust’s Hazardous Area Response Team and the Midlands Air Ambulance Critical Care Car to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival we discovered two lorries that had been in collision. There were two cars further up the carriageway that are also believed to have been involved.

“In total ambulance staff assessed four patients. The driver of one of the lorries, a man, was treated for injuries not believed to be serious before being taken to Worcester Royal Hospital for further assessment.

“The driver of the second lorry, a man, was assessed and discharged at the scene, as were a further two patients from the cars.

“The collision resulted in one of the lorries causing a chemical spillage on the carriageway which our colleagues from the fire service dealt with.”

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