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Pictures released of three people killed in Christmas Day M6 crash

Adnan Habib, 10 and Mohammed Arsalaan Habib, 4. Credit: Staffordshire Police

Pictures have been released of the three people killed in the crash on the M6 in Staffordshire on Christmas Day.

Brothers Adnan Habib, 10, and Mohammed Arsalaan Habib, 4, and Bushra Tazarib were travelling to a family wedding in the Greater Manchester region when they died.

Bushra Tazarib was travelling to a family wedding Credit: Staffordshire Police

Car overturns on scene of fatal Christmas Day accident

A car has overturned near the scene of a fatal motorway accident, which happened on Christmas Day.

Firefighters from Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service had to cut the male driver of the saloon car free after being called to the northbound carriageway of the M6 earlier today.

We do believe it overturned close to where the fatal crash happened on Christmas Day.

We had reports of one person trapped and one car overturned.

– Fire service spokesman

The injured man was taken to the University Hospital of North Staffordshire for further assessment and treatment.

The accident happened near junction 15 for Stoke-on-Trent, closing two lanes, and causing tailbacks.

In a separate incident on Christmas Day, on the same stretch of motorway, a car overturned killing three of the five occupants, including two young brothers.

Investigations into what caused that crash continue.


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Christmas Day M6 crash victims were heading to a wedding in Greater Manchester

Police have named the three people killed in a crash on the M6 in Staffordshire yesterday. They were two young brothers: Adnan Habib, aged 10, and Mohammed Arsalaan Habib, aged 4, and a 32-year-old woman, Bushra Tazarib.

They were travelling from their home in High Wycombe in Buckinghamshire to a family wedding in Greater Manchester.

Two women who were also injured in the incident have been discharged from hospital. One was the mother of the two boys and was driving the car. The other was also a relative.

Police are continuing to appeal for information about the incident. Anyone with any information is urged to contact the Central Motorway Police Group's Collision Investigation Unit on 01785 234094.

M6 car crash women to leave hospital

Two women injured in a car crash which killed one woman and two children on the M6 on Christmas Day are to be discharged from hospital today.

Police confirmed last night that the three people killed in the accident were two young brothers aged four and 10 and a 32-year-old woman.

The driver of the car, believed to be the boy's mother, and another female passenger, were taken to University Hospital of North Staffordshire.

The crash happened at 11.30am between junction 14 and 15 near Stoke-on-Trent. Both carriages were closed for several hours after the car overturned.

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There are tailbacks of up to ten miles and major delays after a lorry caught fire when it collided with a car towing a caravan on the M6 in Staffordshire last night.

The driver of the car is being treated in hospital for serious head injuries after the crash between Stafford services and Junction 15 shortly after 4 o'clock this morning.

The Highways Agency have warned motorists to expect further two hour delays as the road is re-surfaced.

Long delays on M6 Northbound after lorry fire

The crash between the lorry and car towing a caravan overnight Credit: West Midlands Ambulance Service

The are long delays on the M6 Northbound in Staffordshire between Junction 14 and Junction 15 while repair work is carried out after a lorry fire.

There are tailbacks of around five miles and delays of around 90 minutes after the crash between a lorry and a car towing a caravan caused the lorry to burst into flames.

One man is in hospital with serious head injuries after the crash.

Resurfacing work to the damaged carriageway is expected to be ongoing until 4pm.


Man charged with causing death by dangerous driving

A 63-year-old man from Sunderland has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving after a little girl was killed in a crash on the M6 in November.

4-year-old Priyanka Bhogal, from Coventry, died in hospital from serious injuries when the car in which she was travelling was involved in the collision.

Seven others were also injured in the multi-vehicle collision.

The man has been released on police bail and will appear before Solihull Magistrates' Court next week.

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