TRAVEL ALERT - Four taken to hospital and M5 shut after severe crash near Rubery - The Bromsgrove Standard

TRAVEL ALERT - Four taken to hospital and M5 shut after severe crash near Rubery

Bromsgrove Editorial 9th Mar, 2023 Updated: 9th Mar, 2023   0

FOUR people have been taken to hospital after a serious crash on the M5 this morning between Bromsgrove and Quinton.

The three-car collision took place between Junctions 4 and 3, on the northbound carriageway, near Rubery, around 12.15am.

The M5 is currently shut with traffic being diverted off, via the slip roads.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called at 12.16am near Uffdown and Waseley.

Four ambulances, two paramedic officers, a MERIT trauma doctor and critical care paramedic, a BASICS emergency doctor, a Critical Care Car from the Air Ambulance Service and a Critical Care Car from Midlands Air Ambulance attended the scene.

The driver, a man, and two passengers – both women – had sustained serious injuries.

They received advanced trauma care from ambulance staff at the scene.

A spokesperson said all three were taken to Birmingham’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital under blue light conditions for further treatment”

“A third passenger had sustained non-serious injuries. She received treatment from ambulance staff and was conveyed to Sandwell District Hospital for further assessment.”

“The driver of the lorry did not require treatment.”

Police have appealed for witnesses or anyone with information or dash cam footage to call PC Rose Hughes on 101 extension 7733404 or by emailing [email protected]

The Bromsgrove Highway is also closed from The Oakalls following a crash.

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