Two men have been charged with causing death by dangerous driving after a crash on the M1 near Newport Pagnell.
Eight people were killed in the incident involving two lorries and a minibus on the southbound carriage of the M1 at around 3.15am on Saturday.
A five-year-old girl is among three others fighting for life in hospital after the crash. A fourth person suffered less severe injuries.
All eight of those killed were inside the minibus, which is believed to have travelled from the Nottingham area.
Ryszard Masierak, 31, from Worcestershire, was charged with eight counts of causing death by dangerous driving, four counts of causing serious injury by dangerous driving and eight counts of causing death by careless driving while over the prescribed limit.
He was remanded in custody to appear at High Wycombe Magistrates’ Court on Monday.
David Wagstaff, aged 53, from Stoke-on-Trent, was charged with eight counts of causing death by dangerous driving and four counts causing serious injury by dangerous driving.
He was bailed to appear at Milton Keynes Magistrates’ Court on 11 September.