Stoke & Staffordshire

Stoke-on-Trent lorry crash driver identified

Roman Parsons Image copyright Family handout
Image caption Roman Parsons died at the scene when his lorry crashed into another

The victim of a fatal crash involving two lorries in Stoke-on-Trent has been named as Roman Parsons.

Mr Parsons, 30, from Blurton, Staffordshire, died at the scene after the lorry he was driving crashed into another, which had broken down.

It happened shortly after 05:00 GMT on Friday on the A500 northbound, in Wolstanton.

The driver of the second lorry, believed to be in his 40s, suffered minor injuries.

Image caption The crash on the A500 northbound happened shortly after 05:00 GMT on Friday

Mr Parsons' family are receiving support from specially trained officers and Staffordshire Police continues to appeal for witnesses to the crash and any information.

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