St Helens man dies in crash on M6 slip road

A 20-year old man from St Helens has died after his car span off the carriageway on the M6 in Lancashire.

Police were called at 01:00 BST after reports a Fiat Punto had crashed off the M55 slip road.

The driver, who has been named as Stephen Bennett, was pronounced dead at the scene by emergency services.

Police said two passengers in the car suffered minor injuries, and have asked anyone who saw the incident to contact them.

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