Emergency services took two hours to free trapped passenger after serious lorry crash in Warwickshire

A man was taken to hospital with serious injuries after two lorries collided on the M6 this afternoon

Emergencyservices took two hours to free a driver after a serious lorry crash on the M6 near Coventry.

Emergency services took two hours to free a driver after a serious lorry crash on the M6 near Coventry.

A man was taken to hospital with serious injuries after two lorries collided

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West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the incident between junctions two and three at about 2pm - and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Staffordshire was also sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival crews discovered two lorries that had suffered significant damage in the collision.

“In one of the vehicles, which had suffered front end damage, a man, who was the passenger, was found to be trapped as a result of the damage caused.

“Ambulance staff worked closely with colleagues from the fire service to free the man, a process which took more than two hours.

“He was treated for serious, but not thought to be life-threatening injuries, before being taken to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire by land ambulance.

“The two lorry drivers were uninjured in the incident and both managed to get themselves out of their vehicles. They were assessed and discharged at the scene.”