Witness appeal to M5 collision

Emergency services were called to the M5 southbound between junctions 5 and 6 this morning following a collision.

Officers from West Mercia Police, together with colleagues from fire and ambulance, were called to a collision on the M5 southbound between junctions 5 and 6 at Wychbold just before 6am.

The collision involved a car and a van, resulting in the car ending up under the central reservation.  The two drivers, a woman in her 30s and a man in his 20s, are not thought to have life-changing or life-threatening injuries.

The motorway was blocked southbound causing a large build-up of traffic but all lanes were reopened shortly after 08:15 once the vehicles involved in the collision were safely removed from the scene. 

Anyone who witnessed the collision is urged to call 101 or visit our website, quoting incident 056i of 1 December, 2021 or report it online via our website www.westmerciapolice.uk/tua/tell-us-about/