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Van driver taken to hospital after M5 crash near Oldbury

By Dayna Farrington | Sandwell | News | Published:

A man has been taken to hospital after a crash between a van and a bus on the busy M5.

The van driver was taken to hospital for further assessment

Emergency services were called to the M5 southbound, between Junction 2 for Oldbury and Junction 3 for Quinton, at 7.39am this morning.

The crash involved a van and a bus.

The van driver, a man, was taken to hospital for further assessment.

Highways England held the traffic between the junctions while emergency services were at the scene, and debris was removed.

A spokesman for West Midlands Ambulance Service said: "We were called at 7.39am on Monday to reports of a collision between a van and a bus on the M5 near to junction three on the southbound carriageway.

"One ambulance and a paramedic officer attended the scene.

"On arrival we discovered one patient, a man, who was the van driver.

"He had managed to get himself out of his vehicle and was treated for injuries not believed to be serious before being taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham for further assessment.”

Dayna Farrington

By Dayna Farrington
Senior reporter based at Wolverhampton

Reporter for the Express & Star based at Wolverhampton.

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