There are delays, queueing traffic and two lanes closed on the M6 Southbound. It's due to a broken down lorry near J8 M5. It is also causing congestion to J11 A460 / A462 (Cannock). Travel time is around 45 minutes.
A young boy has been airlifted to hospital after suffering serious injuries following a collision with a car this morning.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the junction of Hemlock Way and Sidon Hill Way in Heath Hayes, Cannock, shortly after 8.20am.
The driver of the car, a woman, was uninjured in the incident.
Crews arrived to find a 12-year-old boy with a number of serious injuries following a collision with a car. He was assessed and treated for head, arm, leg and abdominal injuries.
He was immobilised and given pain relief before being airlifted to Birmingham Childrens Hospital. Unfortunately, his injuries are thought to be extremely serious."
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Two drivers were lucky to avoid serious injuries, despite both vehicles being badly damaged.
West Midlands Ambulance Service were called to Orbital Way in Cannock shortly after 11.05am this morning.
Two paramedic area support officers attended the scene as well as two ambulance crews.
A woman in her sixties who was driving a silver Mercedes had a head wound which was bandaged and she was taken to New Cross Hospital. A man believed to be in his seventies who was driving the blue Skoda pictured, was assessed at the scene.
He was shaken but unhurt and didn’t wish to go to hospital.