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Crash victims in 11 car M6 pile-up are lucky to be alive

Coventry Editorial 22nd Jun, 2015 Updated: 28th Oct, 2016

THE OCCUPANTS of 11 cars are lucky to be alive after their vehicles collided on the M6.

The pile-up occurred between junctions 2 and 1 southbound at around 6pm on Saturday, June 20 with four ambulances and a paramedic officers attending the scene.

A spokesperson from West Midlands Ambulance Service said, considering the number of vehicles involved in the crash, it is fortunate no one suffered more serious injuries.

They added: “Crews arrived to find at least 11 cars that had been in collision during wet weather on the motorway.

“Eight patients received treatment at the scene of the crash, all having suffered multiple minor injuries.

“Of the eight, four adults were treated and then transferred by ambulance to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire.

“The four others were treated and discharged at the scene.”

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