AN ELDERLY man who was involved in the crash on the M5 between Droitwich and Worcester has died.
An elderly woman also hurt in the incident, which happened at 4.50pm on the northbound carriageway of the motorway between Junction 6 and 5, remains in 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.