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M5 Crash: Man Killed In Five Vehicle Pileup Named As Steven Cracknell, 22

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The crash involved two lorries, two vans and a car on Tuesday night
The crash involved two lorries, two vans and a car on Tuesday night

Police today named the man killed in a motorway pile up involving five vehicles.

Steven Cracknell, 22, died when two lorries, two vans and a car were involved in the incident on the M5 in Gloucestershire on Tuesday night.

Gloucestershire Police said the accident happened on the northbound carriageway between junctions 8 and 9, near Tewkesbury.

Mr Cracknell, of Batley, West Yorkshire, was a passenger in one of the vans and he was taken to Worcester Royal Hospital but died shortly after arrival.

The driver of the same van, a 27-year-old from Mirfield, West Yorkshire, was taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham and he remains in a serious condition.

A 46-year-old man from Stoke-on-Trent, who was driving one of the lorries, was also taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital where he is being treated for serious, potentially life-changing, injuries.

A police spokeswoman said: "The family have requested that media do not contact them directly."

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