Car driver and passengers seriously injured in motorway lorry crash

A car driver and two passengers suffered serious injuries after a crash with a lorry on the M5 near West Bromwich[1]. The driver, a man, had to be removed from the vehicle by firefighters before being treated for his injuries and taken to hospital.

Two passengers in the car, a man and a woman, were also treated for their injuries before being taken to hospital. The M5 northbound near Junction 1 was closed after the crash.

Amy Stubbs, spokeswoman for West Midlands Ambulance Service[2], said: “We were called at around 2.20pm to reports of a road traffic collision on the M5 Northbound at junction 1 near Great Barr, Birmingham. Three ambulances and a paramedic officer were sent where, on arrival, crews discovered a lorry and a car had been involved in a collision and that there were three patients.

“Fire crews assisted to remove the driver of car from the vehicle before ambulance staff treated him for potentially serious injuries and conveyed him to Sandwell Hospital for further treatment. The passengers of the car, a man and a woman, were also treated for potentially serious injuries by medics before both being taken to University Hospital Birmingham for further treatment.”


  1. ^ West Bromwich (
  2. ^ West Midlands Ambulance Service (
  3. ^ M5 traffic live as crash involving lorry and car closes motorway between West Bromwich and M6 (

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