Car spun round into middle lane of rush hour motorway traffic

Tuesday 13th December 2016 – 10.39pm – Murray MacGregor.

A woman has had a lucky escape after a collision with an HGV saw her car spin into the middle lane of a busy motorway.

The crash happened on the southbound M6 between junctions 3a and 3 just after eight o’clock this morning.

An ambulance and a senior paramedic officer were sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “The convertible car had damage down the driver’s side and the boot.

“After the initial collision, the car spun and ended up in lane 2 of the motorway; thankfully all of the other vehicles using the motorway managed to avoid hitting it.

“The driver, a 27 year old woman, was complaining of left shoulder and back pain.  After an assessment and pain relief at the scene, the woman was discharged with advice.

“The man driving the lorry was uninjured.

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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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