Road Traffic Collision – M42

At 12:08 this afternoon (24th September), Warwickshire Fire & Rescue Service received a call from Warwickshire ambulance to assist them at a road traffic collision. The incident was located on the northbound carriageway between junction nine and ten. Fire enginesĀ from Coleshill and Atherstone attended along with a specialist road traffic collision unit, also from Coleshill. On arrival, the crew confirmed that the incident involved a collision between a HGV and a limousine. One person was trapped within the limousine. Fire-fighters stabilised the vehicle and used specialist cutting equipment to allow access to the casualty. A message was received at 13:05 to confirm the casualty had been freed and was in the care of the ambulance service. Crews have just left the incident, having been committed for over an hour.