Time of Incident: 17/05/2018 - 12:34
Location: M6 northbound between junctions 18 and 19
Attendance: Four fire engines attended - one from Congleton, one from Sandbach, one from Winsford and one from Lymm - and specialist vehicles that attended included the rapid response unit from Holmes Chapel and the major rescue unit from Winsford
Firefighters were called to reports of a collision involving four heavy goods vehicles on the M6 northbound between junctions 18 and 19.
On arrival crews found that a man was trapped in one of the vehicles.
The motorway was closed while emergency services dealt with the incident.
Firefighters used specialist cutting equipment to free the casualty from the vehicle.
He was handed over to the care of paramedics before being air lifted to Aintree Hospital.
One of the vehicles involved in the collision was a tanker carrying 27 tonnes of flour.
Firefighters were in attendance for around two-and-a-half hours.
The NWAS HART team were also in attendance, as were Highways England and police.