A WOMAN was hurt after a lorry and car crash on a motorway in Worcestershire.

The driver of the car was treated for injuries not believed to be serious and taken to Alexandra Hospital in Redditch for treatment.

Over four miles of queues built up after the lorry and car crashed on the M42 southbound in between junction 3 (Portway) and junction 2 (Hopwood).

Emergency services, including police and ambulance, were at the scene and stopped traffic while they dealt with the incident.

A spokesperson for National Highways West Midlands said: "The collision occurred at 10.36am this morning (Wednesday) between an HGV and a car on the M42.

"The car struck the central reservation barrier and collided with the lorry. A minor injury was sustained but nothing serious has been reported.

"The vehicles were moved into the hard shoulder and the scene was cleared by 11.27am."

An ambulance, a paramedic officer and the West Midlands CARE Team were all at the scene following the collision.

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A spokesperson for West Midlands Ambulance Service said: ”We were called at 10.41am to reports of an RTC on the M42 between junctions 3 and 2 involving a car and HGV.

"We sent one ambulance, a paramedic officer and the West Midlands CARE Team. We treated the driver of the car, a woman, for injuries not believed to be serious and she was conveyed to the Alexandra Hospital for further treatment.

"The lorry driver was assessed and discharged on scene.”

We have contacted West Mercia Police for more information.