A man killed in a collision on the M6 on Sunday has been named as Haroon Raja from Yardley, Birmingham. http://t.co/vSs11ufHcC.
The 33-year-old was passenger in a white Audi Q7 which hit a light goods vehicle. The driver of the Audi suffered minor injuries and is now out of hospital, but the LGV driver is still being treated in hospital for serious injuries.
The crash happened between junctions 4 and 4a in the early hours of Sunday morning, leaving the road closed into the afternoon.
Police are still appealing for witnesses to help them find out what caused the crash.
A man has died after a collision on the M6 in Birmingham in the early hours of this morning.
It happened just before 5:00 when a lorry and a car collided - the passenger in the car was confirmed dead at the scene from multiple injuries.
It happened between J4 and J5 Northbound. The lorry overturned and the section of motorway is expected to stay closed until 11:15 today.
The car driver, a man thought to be in his 30s, was taken to City Hospital as a precaution. The lorry driver, in his 50s, was helped out of his lorry by a passing driver. He was treated for fractured ribs and also taken to hospital.
The M6 Northbound has been closed between J4 M42 / A446 (Coleshill) and J4A M42 since around 5:00 after a serious accident between a lorry and a car - the lorry overturned.
Traffic is said to be doing well and is being diverted onto M42 where you can head south to pick up the M5 north; or head north up M42 to use M1 and A50. Another alternative is the M6 Toll road. There are signs in place to point you in the right direction.
It's expected to open from around 11:15 this morning.