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Lorry driver charged after five die in M6 horror crash

  • Zbigniew Grzabel, 60, charged with five counts of death by dangerous driving
  • Comes after five people died in a ‘horrific crash’ on the M6 near Stafford in May
  • The lorry driver, from Tipton, West Midlands, due to appear in court in January

A lorry driver has been charged with five counts of causing death by dangerous driving following a fatal motorway crash.

Zbigniew Grzabel has also charged with causing serious injury by dangerous driving after a collision between a truck and a car on the M6 near Stafford, on May 24.

Staffordshire Police said the 60-year-old, of Tipton, West Midlands, was due to appear at Stafford Crown Court on January 15.

Lorry driver Zbigniew Grzabel has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving after five died in a crash on the M6 near Stafford in May (pictured, the scene)

Four women and a man, all Romanian nationals, died in the crash on the southbound carriageway between junction 15 and junction 14, in the early hours.

Among the victims were driver Marius Zevian, 45, and Cucoana Zevian, 49.

Also killed were Gheorghita Radu, 56, Nicoleta-Marinela Florea, 42, and Marcela Sandu, 34.

They had been travelling from Stoke-on-Trent in a Nissan Micra when the crash happened. 

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