NATIONAL NEWS: Five killed in horror crash on M6 in Staffordshire

The scene of the crash
The scene of the crash
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Five people have been killed and another man is fighting for life in hospital after a horror crash on the M6 in the early hours of today.

All the victims were travelling in a car which collided with a lorry on the southbound carriageway of the motorway near Stoke-on-Trent at 4.30am.

Rescue crews, including two ambulances, a paramedic and three doctors, dashed to the scene of the crash which happened between junctions 15 and 14 in Seighford, Staffs.

Five people in the car were pronounced dead at the scene while a man in his 40s was rushed to hospital with 'multiple serious injuries'.