Lorry Driver injured on flyover crash
A man has been airlifted to hospital in Birmingham after the HGV he was driving crashed and ploughed over a flyover on the M42 and crashed on the M6, the incident took place in Warwickshire.
The incident happened just before 6.30pm on Monday evening. A member of the West Midlands ambulance service said the 50 year old driver had an ‘amazing escape’.
The driver was said to be suffering from serious lower leg fracture,
‘Ambulance crews responded to a road traffic collision following reports of a lorry coming off an M42 flyover and landing on the northbound M6 Toll road.
‘ Crews treated the lorry driver, a man in his 50s for serious lower leg fractures, neck and back pain and facial lacerations.
‘ The driver crawled out of his badly damaged cab and was treated at the scene by paramedics before being airlifted to the Queen Elizabeth hospital in Birmingham for further assessment’.