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Staffordshire Fire & Rescue Service - Preventing, Protecting, Responding

Trapped Man Freed From Car

Firefighters have freed a man trapped in his car, which had left the M6 Toll Road.

 The incident occurred on the M6 Toll Road, Northbound between toll 3 for Langley Mill and 4 for Weeford, at approximately 8.45am this morning.

“The car had left the roadway, gone through a wooden fence and had landed in the field below."

Station Manager, Ian Broadhead

Crews from Tamworth, Lichfield and from across the border in Sutton Coldfield attended.

Station Manager, Ian Broadhead said: "The car had left the roadway, gone through a wooden fence and had landed in the field below.

"When firefighters arrived the car was overturned and so they cut off the driver side of the vehicle in order to access the male casualty."

The casualty was taken to Selly Oak Hospital by air ambulance. Crews left the incident at 9.40am.