The driver of the bus that was involved in Saturday's M5 crash remains on bail, after being arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving following the crash, West Midlands Police have confirmed.
– INSPECTOR MARK WATKINS, COLLISION INVESTIGATION UNIT, WEST MIDLANDS POLICE
Officers continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the fatal collision on the M5. Enquiries centre on the weather conditions at the time of the collision and how the bus came to be stationary in the carriageway. Officers are keen to speak to anyone who saw the bus travelling along the M5 prior to the collision.
You can find out more about the latest on the investigation on the West Midlands Police website.
– THE FAMILY OF WILLIAM MAPSTONE
Our dad was tragically taken away from us while doing the job he so very much loved. We would very much like to thank the people who helped both us and dad through such a tragic time including all the emergency services that attended the scene to help dad on the motorway to try and save him.
You can read the full family tribute and find out the latest on the investigation on the West Midlands Police website.
The lorry driver killed in a crash on the M5 near Birmingham on Saturday has been named as 65-year-old William Mapstone from Wells in Somerset. Family tributes have been paid to Mr Mapstone and Liaquat Ali who also died in the crash, you can read them on the West Midlands Police website.
Police are trying to find out the cause of a crash on the M5 which left 2 people dead over the weekend. Click here for more details.
Police investigators are trying to work out what caused a crash which left a Somerset lorry driver dead.The 65 year old was driving to Devon on the M5 when he hit a bus near Birmingham. Two people were killed and 20 injured. A man's been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.