Seven taken to hospital after M5 rollover

Jordan Eggington – Monday 10th August 2020 – 8.30am.

Seven people, including children, have been taken to hospital after the 4×4 they were in overturned on the M5 in Droitwich.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called at 3:23pm yesterday (Sunday) between junctions 6 and 5 of the M5 to reports a seven-seater 4×4 towing a caravan had overturned. The Midlands Air Ambulance from Strensham attended, along with the Critical Care Car, four land ambulances and two paramedic officers.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “When crews arrived, they found the 4×4 which was believed to have rolled up to three times before landing on its roof. The occupants of the vehicle claimed the caravan started to sway on the carriageway, causing the car to spin and rollover.

“In total, crews treated seven patients including three children. Thankfully, the three men, woman and three boys were all treated for injuries not believed to be serious and were taken to Worcestershire Royal Hospital by land for further treatment.”


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