Car and HGV collide on M6

Tuesday 11th October 2016 – 3.40pm – Claire Brown.

A woman sustained a potentially serious head injury in a collision on the M6 in Warwickshire this morning.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the southbound carriageway of the M6 just before junction 1 at around 10.30am this morning (Tuesday). Two ambulances, a community paramedic and a senior paramedic officer attended.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Upon arrival ambulance staff found a HGV and a car which had been involved in a serious collision.

“The driver of the car, a 26-year-old woman, was assessed by ambulance staff and was found to have sustained a suspected head injury. The woman was fully immobilised with a neck collar and spinal board and her condition stabilised before she was taken by land ambulance on blue lights to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire for further trauma care.

“The lorry driver was uninjured.”

ENDS

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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