Teenager on foot on M5 hit by multiple cars in horrific accident

A young boy is being treated for serious injuries at Birmingham Children’s Hospital after being struck by several cars on the M5 motorway which led to the motorway being closed in both directions.

The West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMSA) were called to the scene at around 11.15am on Wednesday morning. The shocking incident occured near the interchange at Oldbury and Police have started an investigation as to how he could of ended up on the busy motorway on foot.

The motorway was closed between junctions 2 and 3 but was re-opened later that afternoon. The WMSA have said that the teenager was treated at the scene before being taken by ambulance to the hospital and that the paramedic from the air ambulance travelled with him.

West Midlands Police Force said that the investigation is still at an “early stage” and that nobody else needed treatment at the scene of the accident.


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