Mr Swali, from Wolverhampton, was driving a Peugeot 107 when it was in collision with a car transporter near the M6 on Monday lunchtime.
The collision happened nearly Shareshill, near the M6, at around 12.05pm on Monday.
Police, paramedics and an air ambulance were sent to the scene and the A460 was closed between Junction 11 of the M6 and Junction 1 of the M54 as a result.
A spokesman from Staffordshire Police said:"Despite medical efforts sadly Laxman was pronounced dead at the scene. Specialist officers are supporting his family at this difficult time."
The driver of the transporter was unharmed.
Staffordshire Police and West Midlands Serious Collision Investigation Unit are appealing for witnesses or anyone with relevant dashcam footage to call officers on 101, quoting incident 237 of December 2.
Alternatively, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.