Three people have been taken to hospital following a serious collision on the M6.
Emergency services were called to the M6 southbound carriageway between J3 (Nuneaton) and J2 (Coventry) at around 7:30AM on Tuesday (08/04) morning to reports of a serious collision involving two cars and two lorries.
On arrival, Officers, Paramedics and Firefighters found two cars and two lorries which had been in a collision.
The driver of one of the lorries, a man, believed to be in his twenties, was freed from the wreckage and immediately taken to hospital with serious injuries.
Two women, who were driving the cars, were also taken to hospital with minor injuries and the other lorry driver was unhurt.
A spokesman from West Midlands Ambulance Service, said: “A man in his twenties who was one of the lorry drivers was trapped in his cab. He was freed with the help of the fire service. He had a broken leg, a broken wrist and a suspected fractured pelvis. A traction splint, pelvic bind and neck collar were applied, pain relief was given and he was immobilised on a spinal board before being taken to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire on blue lights. The hospital had been put on alert due to the seriousness of his injuries.
Two women who were in the two cars involved in the collision were both taken to the same hospital with minor injuries.
The other lorry driver was unhurt.”
Please call 101 If you witnessed the collision.
(Images: Steph White and WMAS)