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A man’s been left in a critical condtion after a crash on a Midlands motorway

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Thursday 22nd December 2016 – 9.00am – Murray MacGregor.

One man has suffered critical injuries after a multi vehicle accident on the M6 motorway.

The incident happened on the southbound carriageway about 2 miles south of Junction 2 at about 5.30am this morning (Thursday)

Three ambulances, a paramedic area support officer and the MERIT Trauma doctor were sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “When crews arrived they found a multi-vehicle crash involving a number of cars and lorries.  There was debris across both carriageways.

“Crews found one man in the southbound carriageway.  He had suffered multiple serious injuries and was semi-conscious.  The ambulance staff treated him at the scene before taking him on blue lights to the major trauma centre at University Hospital Coventry & Warwickshire.

“A second patient, a 36 year old man, suffered cuts to his hands.  He was immobilised and taken to the same hospital.”

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Author: 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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