Boy killed in M6 crash in Cheshire is named

A 10-year-old boy who died in a car crash on the M6 in Cheshire at the weekend has been named by police.

Akbar Hussain, from Rochdale in Lancashire, was killed between Sandbach services and junction 16 near Stoke-on-Trent on Saturday.

A Mercedes van and a Toyota Yaris, in which Akbar was a passenger, crashed on the southbound carriageway.

The 47-year-old driver of the van was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving and released on police bail.

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