Five killed in crash on M6 motorway near Stoke

THE NEWSGHOST, NIGERIA – At the early hours of Wednesday, May 24, a car and lorry collided into each other on the M6 motorway in Staffordshire, England. Five were killed in the collision according to report.

The incident occured at about 4:30am between Stoke-on-Trent and Stafford. The car’s driver and four passengers had died after thorough collision with a heavy goods vehicle (HGV). The only surviving person in the car, a male passenger in his 40s, was critically injured.

West Midlands ambulance service said:

‘When emergency services arrived they discovered a car with six occupants inside that had been involved in a significant collision with a HGV.

‘Sadly, it quickly became apparent that nothing could be done to save the driver and four passengers. All five were confirmed dead on scene.’

The male driver of the lorry was uninjured though.

The injured passenger in the car was taken to the Royal Stoke University Hospital.

Police have called for witnesses to get in touch.

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