Police investigate fatal M6 collision

Thursday, 29th September 2016

WARWICKSHIRE Police are investigating a collision on the M6 today, Thursday 29 September, in which a man died.

The collision happened in the southbound carriageway between junction 4 and Corley services at about 9.25am and involved a grey Vauxhall Corsa, a silver Ford Focus. an orange Scania lorry and a white Renault lorry.

The driver of one of the lorries died as a result of the collision.

Officers investigating the incident would like to hear from anyone who witnessed it or saw any of the vehicles, and the manner in which they were being driven, before it occurred.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Warwickshire Police Operational Patrol Unit on 01788 541111 quoting incident 96 of 29 September.

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Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance which attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, crews discovered two HGVs and two cars that had been in collision in lane one of the motorway.

“The driver of one of the HGVs, a man, had suffered extremely serious injuries in the collision.

“Unfortunately it quickly became apparent that nothing could be done to save him and he was confirmed dead at the scene.

“The second lorry driver, also a man, was uninjured.

“One of the cars contained two men who were treated at the scene for minor injuries but they did not require hospital treatment.

“Neither did the driver of the second car, an elderly man, who was uninjured in the incident.”

West Midlands Ambulance Service sent an ambulance, a paramedic area support officer and the Trust’s Hazardous Area Response Team to the scene. The Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance also attended together with the Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Rutland Air Ambulance.