Baby dies in M6 crash

A baby injured in a collision on the M6 has died.

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M6 crash baby dies

One of the children involved in yesterday's collision on the M6 has died today.

A baby boy, just 11 days old today, was airlifted to Birmingham Children's hospital in a serious condition shortly after the collision at 4.25 pm on Sunday 26th May.

Specially trained family liaison officers are continuing to support the family during these tragic circumstances.

Solihull man arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving

The man arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving and bailed pending further investigation is from Solihull, Staffordshire Police said.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the crash.

A detailed investigation of the scene was done by police and the vehicles involved will be thoroughly examined later as the investigation carries on, a police spokesman said.

He also said that specially trained family liaison officers are supporting the baby's next of kin.


Man arrested after motorway crash

A man has been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving after a two-car collision on the M6 which left an 11-day-old baby in a critical condition in hospital.

The man, 30, was held after the accident on the southbound M6 near Cannnock, Staffordshire, on Sunday afternoon which closed part of the motorway for a few hours.

The baby was transported to hospital with two other siblings, aged one and four, and the children's mother.

The mother and two of the children have since been released from hospital but the baby is still in a critical condition with serious injuries, West Midlands Police said.

A man and a woman from a second car involved in the crash were taken to hospital as a precautionary measure but later discharged.

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