Live updates: Crash closes M42 motorway

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Fire service update

The casualty was free from the vehicle when fire crews arrived at the scene, said a spokesperson.

They said: "Fire, the ambulance service and Highways are in attendance.

"The East Bound Carriageway is closed.

"The incident involves a car and a lorry involved in a collision.

"The casualty was extricated prior to our arrival.2

They added: "The car is smoking. Crews currently have one hose reel jet in use."

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