A teenage boy has been taken to hospital with serious injuries following a crash involving two lorries and a car on the M6.
It happened on the southbound carriageway, between junctions 15 and 14, just after 4.30am.
Four ambulances, two paramedic officers and a BASICS doctor were to the scene.
Four other people, including two children, were taken to hospital with less serious injuries.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said:
Crews arrived to find five patients requiring treatment following the collision.