Stoke & Staffordshire

Driver dies after car leaves M6 in Staffordshire

A driver died when the car he was in left the M6 and crashed into a ditch in Staffordshire.

The crash happened on the northbound carriageway near to junction 12, close to Gailey, at about 2145 GMT on Saturday.

The man suffered multiple injuries and died at the scene, a spokeswoman for West Midlands Ambulance Service said.

The motorway was closed northbound between junctions 12 and 13, but reopened at about 0155 GMT on Sunday.

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