Clark Greenwood, 62 years of age, and from Ashton-Under-Lyne was seriously injured in the collision which happened late on Saturday evening. Mr Greenwood was a passenger in a Ford Focus car which collided with a broken down on the carriageway of the M6. He sadly died on Sunday.
Clark Greenwood's family said: "We are heartbroken to have lost our dad, granddad, brother, uncle, and friend. Clark was a wonderful and funny family man and to lose him in these circumstances is so sad. His comedic outlook on life and his overwhelming kindness is an inspiration to us all."