Worcester and Upton fire crews rescue man trapped after collision on M5 - The Malvern Observer

Worcester and Upton fire crews rescue man trapped after collision on M5

Malvern Editorial 6th Sep, 2023   0

A MAN trapped in a car following a road traffic collision on the M5 near Upton-upon-Severn was rescued by fire crews who cut the vehicles roof off.

The man, who became trapped after two cars collided on the southbound carriageway of the M5 between junctions seven and eight, was safely rescued from the vehicle by fire crews from Worcester and Upton who removed the roof.

Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service crews were called to the scene at 9.28 pm on Tuesday, September 5.

West Midlands Ambulance Service were also called to the scene at 9.24 pm with two ambulances, a paramedic officer, the Midlands Air Ambulance Critical Care Car and a MERIT trauma doctor arriving.

The man and another woman were treated for injuries not believed to be serious before being taken to Worcester Royal Hospital for further treatment.

Two other patients were assessed and discharged at the scene and the vehicles were made safe.




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