Lucky escape in M6 crash before van burst into flames

The scene of the crash on the M6 Southbound this morning Credit: West Midlands Ambulance Service

Three people have escaped a dramatic motorway crash involving two lorries & a van which then burst into flames.

It happened on the Southbound carriageway of the M6 at Junction 1 at around 7:30am.

The crash involved two HGVs and a van, which was carrying three people.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service official said:

“Three men travelling in the van and believed to be in their twenties and thirties, received minor injuries.

“They were conveyed to the University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire for further assessment and treatment. The two lorry drivers involved in the incident were assessed at the scene but did not require hospital treatment.”