Stoke & Staffordshire

Stoke-on-Trent car crash: Man killed was Joshua Kirkham

A man who was killed when his car crashed into a parked lorry in Staffordshire has been named by police.

Police said Joshua Kirkham, 20, was from Nantwich Road, Blackbrook, in Newcastle-under-Lyme.

The crash happened in a lay-by on the A500 near the Hanchurch roundabout in Stoke-on-Trent at about 03:00 BST on Tuesday.

The road was closed for several hours in both directions while investigators carried out examinations.

Any witnesses are asked to contact Staffordshire Police.

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