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.
A promising teenage athlete has been jailed for four years following a string of gunpoint robberies in a Birmingham park in June last year.
West Midlands Police have released footage of the high speed pursuit of a Wolverhampton gang member who stole almost £40,000 in cigarettes.
A robber from Birmingham who took a picture of his stairs carpeted with all the cash he had stolen has been jailed for eight years.