West Midlands Ambulance Service has been tweeting updates of the situation on the M6 where a chemical tanker has crashed:
The Hazardous Area Response team (HART) carries mass oxygen system which can treat large numbers of casualties at th... http://t.co/Iy3PCVhi
Update on M6 now up to ten casualties. Suffering from breathing difficulties as a result of toxic chemical fire. All... http://t.co/ZdleZH2J
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