23rd Mar, 2019

M5 crash man dies in hospital

Worcester Editorial 20th Feb, 2015 Updated: 19th Oct, 2016

AN ELDERLY man who was involved in a crash on the M5 motorway near Worcester has died in hospital.

An elderly woman also hurt in the incident, which happened on the northbound carriageway of the motorway between Junction 6 and 5 at 4.50pm on Tuesday (February 17), remains at Worcestershire Royal Hospital in a critical condition.

The crash involved a PTS (Passenger Transport Service) ambulance and two cars.

The two, who suffered the most serious injuries, were in the PTS vehicle and were taken to the Worcestershire Royal.

The PTS driver was taken to hospital with neck injuries but has since been discharged.

Three others who suffered minor injuries were taken to the Alex after being treated at the scene.

Sgt Gavin Green from CMPG said: “This is a tragedy for all concerned.

“Our thoughts remain with the man and woman’s family and friends who are being supported by specialist Police officers at this time.

“We need the public’s assistance to help us piece together what happened to provide the family with answers to their questions. I am are keen to hear from witnesses that may have seen the lead up to incident.

“I would also like to thank the public for their understanding and patience whilst we conducted an investigation at the scene.”

Any witnesses or anyone with any information should call 0121 626 1285.

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