Police name lorry driver killed in M6 collision at Catthorpe Interchange

Catthorpe Interchange
Catthorpe Interchange

A motorist who died following a crash on the M6 near Rugby on Tuesday has been named by Leicestershire Police.

The collision occurred at around 10.48am on Tuesday on the southbound carriageway of the M6 between junction 1 and the slip road to the A14 and involved three heavy good vehicles and a car.

The driver of one of the HGVs, Steven Arthur Baker, of Lowestoft, received fatal injuries in the collision.

The driver of another HGV was treated for minor injuries by paramedics at the scene. The third HGV driver was not injured in the incident

The female driver of the car was taken to the University Hospital of Coventry and Warwickshire and was released the same day.

DC Kath Orr, who is investigating the incident, said: “All four vehicles were travelling southbound in lane one of the M6 when they were involved in the collision.

“We hope that anyone who witnessed the collision, or any of the vehicles prior to it, will get in touch and help us with our enquiries. Any information could help us so please get in touch.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact DC 4406 Kath Orr on 101 and follow the instructions to leave a message for an officer. When prompted, key in his identification number 4406. Alternatively contact Crimestoppers, which is free and anonymous, on 0800 555 111.