Fire crews attend collisions on M6

We went to two separate collisions on the M6 this morning (Monday 12 February), resulting in six people going to hospital.

In the first of those two incidents, crews from Newcastle and Sandyford went to the southbound carriageway, between junctions 15 and 16, just after 11.30am.

A car and a van were involved in the collision.

We helped to rescue a woman and a child from inside one of the vehicles. Their injuries weren’t believed to be serious and both of them were taken to hospital.  

The driver of the van, a man, was also taken to hospital.  

Crews from Hanley and Longton were also called to a collision on the northbound side involving two lorries and a car.

Three people were treated at the scene before being taken to hospital for precautionary checks.

We left both incidents in the care of colleagues from the Central Motorway Police Group (CMPG).