Lorry falls from flyover onto M6

A lorry driver had a lucky escape when his HGV plunged 30ft (9m) off a flyover onto the M6 Toll motorway after a crash last night.

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Flyover crash driver's 'amazing escape'

An HGV driver had an 'amazing escape' after his lorry left the flyover on the M42 and crashed onto the M6 toll near Coleshill in Warwickshire.

'Lucky escape' after lorry leaves flyover and lands on M6 Toll. Credit: Shelley Brumpton/PA Wire

West Midlands Ambulance Service said the 50-year-old lorry driver, along with other road users, had an "amazing escape". The lorry driver was treated for serious lower leg fractures, and was airlifted to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham.

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