M5 bus driver found guilty

M5 has been closed because of an accident involving a lorry and a coach. It happened between junction 3 and junction 4.

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West Midlands Police confirm one fatality with two more critically ill in hospital after M5 crash

Speaking after a press conference this lunchtime, Chief inspector Carl Flynn from West Midlands Police confirms a 35 year old man travelling on the bus lost his life, the lorry driver is critically ill in hospital, along with another male passenger on the bus.

They are being treated at the major trauma unit at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham.

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Latest tweets from West Midlands Police advising about M5 crash

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If you’re worried that you may have a friend/relative involved in the crash call 0800 092 0410. No kids were involved in the incident #M5rtc

There is an advice line to ring if you are worried you may have a relative who was involved in this morning's crash.

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Likely that southbound carriageway of M5 junction 3-4 will remain closed for the rest of the day while investigation and repairs take place

Tweets confirm the motorway will remain closed for the rest of the afternoon while repairs take place.

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