Staffordshire Police have confirmed that a man has died after officers were called to a serious road crash on the A523 at Calton Moor Cross Roads in the Moorlands around 6:10am this morning.
In a statement the force said:
"A grey Skoda Octavia appears to have collided with a stone wall, killing the driver inside. The driver was the only person in the vehicle and he was found dead at the scene. An investigation by our Collision Investigation Unit is underway. We are currently in the process of contacting next of kin and specialist officers will be providing them support at this difficult time. Anyone who saw the collision is asked to call 101 quoting incident number 194 of 6 August."
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Two lanes closed have been closed and there heavy traffic due to broken down vehicle.
The van broke down on M6 Northbound between J12 A5 for Gailey and J13 A449 for Stafford South.
Lanes one and two (of four) are closed.