Stoke & Staffordshire

Man who died in five vehicle crash on A500 named

A minister who died following a five-vehicle crash on the A500 in Staffordshire has been named by police.

Dominic Culshaw, 46, from Powderham Close in Packmoor, Stoke-on-Trent, was pronounced dead at the scene of the collision on Tuesday.

Martin Del-Manso, Mr Culshaw's brother-in-law, described him as a "much loved" husband, son and son-in-law.

A 31-year-old man, from Stoke-on-Trent, arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving has been bailed.

'Sorely missed'

Staffordshire Police said he had been bailed, pending further inquiries, to a date in July.

Mr Del-Manso said Mr Culshaw, an area manager with Black Horse Finance, was "very much respected" among his work colleagues in Liverpool.

He said: "Dominic, who was a respected minister amongst the local community, will be sorely missed by many people."

Staffordshire Police the drivers of two vans were taken to hospital for treatment for minor injuries and a stretch of the northbound carriageway was closed on Wednesday. Witnesses are asked to contact police.

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