M5 crash leaves two men critically injured after Mercedes and HGV collide

Two men suffered critical injuries after a crash between a car and a lorry on the M5. The collision happened on the northbound motorway in Worcestershire on Friday evening (June 14).

It involved a white Mercedes car and a HGV lorry at junction near to junction seven for Worcester and Evesham. Witnesses reported seeing an overturned white car.

The collision at around 5.50pm[1] led to the motorway being closed northbound at around 6.40pm and the southbound was closed shortly after 7pm. There were delays for motorists of up to 90 minutes.

West Mercia Police have today (Monday, June 17) issued an appeal for witnesses: “The collision happened near to junction 7 of the M5 northbound, when a white Mercedes car collided with an HGV lorry. The two men travelling in the Mercedes were taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital with critical injuries.

“Officers investigating would like to hear from anybody who may have seen the collision or from people with dash cam footage from around the time it happened. If you have any information, please email Police Constable Lorren Southan by email [email protected] or by calling 07890 539108.”

If you do not feel comfortable speaking with the police, information can be shared anonymously with the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online.[4]


  1. ^ collision at around 5.50pm (www.gloucestershirelive.co.uk)
  2. ^ McDonald’s at busy M5 West County services to be extended (www.gloucestershirelive.co.uk)
  3. ^ Major transport improvements planned by Bristol Zoo Project with £2m investment near M5 site (www.gloucestershirelive.co.uk)
  4. ^ online. (www.crimestoppers-uk.org)