Woman dies after M5 collision

A woman has died following a road traffic collision on the M5 in Quinton in the early hours of this morning.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the northbound carriageway of the motorway shortly after 5.15am today (Thursday).

An ambulance, a paramedic officer and a MERIT trauma doctor and critical care paramedic responded to the scene. A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said:

“Ambulance crews arrived to find a van and a lorry which had been involved in a collision. Sadly, the passenger of the van, a woman, was confirmed dead on scene.

“The driver of the van, a man, was assessed and found to have suffered minor injuries. He was taken to hospital for further check. The lorry driver didn’t require treatment.

"There are currently long delays due to the closure of the M5 and motorists are advised to seek an alternative route."


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