Emergency workers have said it is miraculous that the 54 people travelling on the coach that flipped over on the M5 this morning escaped serious injury.
In what the Highways Agency described as a “serious incident” on the M5 in Gloucestershire, coach carrying 54 people hit a barrier before leaving the motorway and crashing into a ditch. Seven passengers, including one child, received minor injuries in the crash, but are described as “walking-wounded.” The coach driver received a back injury in the accident. Several emergency crews as well as the air ambulance and attended the scene.
The children on the coach were on their way with their families from Dudley to Weston-super-Mare for a day at the seaside.