Motorist death after M6 pile-up

First published in News Knutsford Guardian: Photograph of the Author by , Entertainment Reporter

A MOTORIST has died and another two have life-threatening injuries after a motorway pile-up.

Emergency services are still on the scene after a nine vehicle collision on the M6 southbound at junction 16.

Police were called to the collision at 11.23am today, Monday.

A spokesman for Cheshire Police said: "The collision involves two vans, two HGVs and five cars.

"Seven people received minor injuries, three received serious injuries, two of which are life threatening, and sadly one person has died.

"All the casualties have been taken to hospital, two by air ambulance. Police officers remain at the scene to carry out a full investigation into the circumstances."

The southbound carriageway has been closed between junction 16 and 18 and is likely to be closed for around four hours.

It is advised to avoid the area.

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