A crash between a car and a lorry on the northbound carriageway of the M6 between junction 12 and 13 left a woman with serious injuries and a severely crumple car, A woman was seriously injured in an horrific motorway smash that left her car a crumpled wreck. A grey Vauxhall was completely destroyed in the collision with a lorry.
A can of Stella Artois beer could be seen on the back seat of the crumpled car, along with packets of Monster Munch crisps that were strewn across the carriageway. Police, ambulance crew and firefighters attended the scene on the M6 between junction 12 and 13 - near Cannock - in the early hours on Monday morning, October 21.
The back passenger seats of the Vauxhall buckled in the impact of the smash. The woman car driver suffered serious injuries while the lorry driver escaped relatively unscathed.
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue tweeted: "Cannock and Penkridge crews with Staffordshire Police, West Midlands Ambulance Service and West Midlands Highways officers attended collision involving car and lorry M6 junction 12 to junction 13 Northbound. "Car driver released by Staffordshire Fire and taken to Royal Stoke University Hospital." "Carriageway was closed to allow crews to work safely. Diversion in place."
A spokesman for West Midlands Ambulance Service, said: "We were called at 12.38am to reports of a collision involving a car and lorry on the M6 between junction 12 and 13. We sent one ambulance, a paramedic officer and a merit trauma doctor to the scene. "We treated one woman, the driver of the car, for serious injuries but they are not believed to be life-threatening.
"She had to be cut free from the car with the help of the fire service and was taken to Royal Stoke University Hospital.