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Man suffers life-changing injuries in M5 crash that closed motorway for hours

A man has suffered life-changing injuries in a three-vehicle crash that closed a motorway for several hours.

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The M5 northbound at junction 4. Photo: Google

The stretch of the M5 is now open following the collision overnight. It was closed for several hours.

The driver and two women were seriously injured while a third passenger suffered non-serious injuries.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called at 12.16am to junction 4 north on the M5 in Uffdown and Waseley.

A West Midlands spokeswoman said: “Upon arrival, ambulance staff found four patients from the car.

“The driver, a man, and two passengers who were both women had sustained serious injuries. They received advanced trauma care from ambulance staff at the scene.

“All three were conveyed to 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.”

West Mercia Police has issued an appeal for witnesses to the collision to come forward.

In a statement, the force said: "We are appealing for witnesses following a serious collision on the northbound carriageway of the M5 this morning (9 March), between junctions 4 and 3.

"Officers were called shortly 00.10am to reports of a three-vehicle collision. A man from one of the vehicles involved has been taken to hospital with life-changing injuries."

Anyone who witnessed the crash, has any information or dash-cam footage which can help police is asked to contact PC Hughes on 101 extension 7733404, or

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