Woman suffers head injury in M6 smash near Rugby

The car driver sustained a head injury.
The car driver sustained a head injury.

Traffic was once again brought to a standstill on the M6 southbound this morning (Tuesday) after a serious collision between a car and a lorry.

It happened just before junction 1 for Rugby at around 10.30am.

The lorry driver was uninjured.

The lorry driver was uninjured.

Two ambulances, a community paramedic and a senior paramedic officer attended the scene, along with police and fire crews.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Upon arrival ambulance staff found a HGV and a car which had been involved in a serious collision.

“The driver of the car, a 26-year-old woman, was assessed by ambulance staff and was found to have sustained a suspected head injury.

“The woman was fully immobilised with a neck collar and spinal board and her condition stabilised before she was taken by land ambulance on blue lights to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire for further trauma care.

“The lorry driver was uninjured.”