Two killed in M6 pile-up

Two people have been killed and several others injured after a multi-vehicle pile-up on the M6 in Cumbria.

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Police name two drivers killed in M6 crash

The two HGV drivers who were killed in an eight vehicle collision on the M6 in Cumbria have been named.

Alan Walmsley, aged 62, from Longridge in Preston was driving a 'SPAR' lorry and Michael Proctor, aged 22, from Southport was driving a blue flat lorry.

Both drivers died at the scene.

The crash happened at 8.15am yesterday (25th February), between junction 35 and junction 36 on the M6 in south Cumbria.

The road was closed for most of the day.

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