Two young boys were among ELEVEN people taken to hospital after a huge crash on the M5. Five cars and a lorry collided on the northbound carriageway between junctions 8 and 7 near Worcester shortly after midday today.
Four ambulances and a paramedic officer were sent to the scene along with the Midlands Air Ambulance crew from Strensham in a rapid response vehicle. Twelve people were treated at the scene before eleven of those injured, including two young boys, were taken to Worcester Royal Hospital.
A spokesman for West Midlands Ambulance Service said: “On arrival, crews discovered five cars and a lorry that had been in collision. The 11 patients requiring further treatment at Worcester Royal Hospital were conveyed on four ambulances.” Two lanes were closed on the northbound carriageway while recovery work was carried out, sparking lengthy delays. All lanes were reopened at around 2.15pm.