Road Traffic Collision – Junction Ten to Nine Southbound, M42

Warwickshire Fire Control received a call from the Police at 20:17 hours this evening regarding a road traffic collision between a private car and lorry on the M42 motorway.  Two fire crews from Polesworth and Atherstone were mobilised, along with a Rescue Unit from Coleshill.  Upon arrival, fire crews found that a collision between a lorry and car had taken place in lane three of the southbound carriageway between junction ten and nine.  One casualty was medically trapped in the car.  Crews used clan lucas cutting equipment and small gear to extrciate the casualty.  Police and Ambulance crews were also in attendance.  Crews were detained approx 40 minutes.