M42 traffic chaos: HOUR-long delays after 2 lorries in collision with car – 7-mile backlog

Road users are advised to find another route with long delays expected in Warwickshire. The accident, near junction six, has caused tailbacks to the exit for Solihull and Knowle.

The collision happened just after 2pm.

The driver of one of the lorries involved has been taken to Heartlands Hospital in Birmingham with non-life threatening injuries.

The other lorry did not suffer any injuries.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesperson said: “We were called at 2.03pm to reports of a road traffic collision involving two lorries on the M42 Junction 6 north at Solihull.

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“One ambulance and two paramedic officers attended the scene.

“On arrival, we found one patient, a man, the driver of one of the lorries.

“He was assessed at the scene and had sustained non-life threatening injuries and was conveyed to Heartlands Hospital for further assessment.

“The driver of the second lorry was not injured.”

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