A car spotted swerving down the southbound carriageway of the M5 was stopped by a quick-thinking lorry driver.
He moved in front of the car, forcing it to stop, avoiding what emergency services have described as "possibly a fatal collision".
West Midlands Ambulance say it turned out that the 60-year-old car driver had a "medical episode at the wheel". He was treated at the scene and taken to Sandwell Hospital.
Leicestershire Police have released CCTV footage of the moment a gang ripped a cash machine from the wall of a shop in Ibstock.
Police are hunting four men who dressed up as decorators to try to rob a Coventry bank.
Three men have been arrested in a series of dawn raids today, as police investigate illegal gun sales in Birmingham.