Lancashire

Craig Robinson named as M6 crash victim

Craig Robinson
Image caption Craig Robinson's mother said he had "a fantastic sense of humour"

A man who died when he was struck by a car on the southbound carriageway of the M6 in Lancashire has been named by police.

Craig Robinson, 31, from Clayton le Woods, died at the scene after being hit by a silver Ford Focus at about 03:50 GMT on Saturday, police said.

Mr Robinson's mother, Shirley Dewhurst, 53, said he had a fantastic sense of humour and loved listening to music.

"Craig was my only boy of three children," she said

After the accident, the motorway was closed for five hours at junction 29, close to Lostock Hall.

Police have appealed for any witnesses to come forward.

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