Fatal incident on M40

Amy Stubbs – Friday 11th August 2023 – 10.50am

A man has died after an incident on the M40 near Tanworth in Arden (Thursday 10th). 

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called at 6.50pm to junction 16 of the M40 Northbound and sent three ambulances, a paramedic officer, a BASICS doctor and the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “On arrival, crews found a man in a critical condition after having a medical episode at the wheel.

“Ambulance staff immediately began administering advanced life support.

“Sadly, despite everyone’s best efforts, the man could not be saved and he was confirmed dead at the scene.”


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