A DRIVER died after a crash in Hanbury yesterday afternoon.
The collision involving a man in his 50s happened around 2.50pm when the black Peugeot 206 he was driving on Goosehill Lane, Broughton Green came off the road and hit a tree.
West Midlands Ambulance Service were called by fire crews and sent an ambulance, paramedic officer, Basics emergency doctor from Mercia Accident Rescue Service (MARS) and a Critical Care Car attended the scene.
Staff quickly worked to administer advanced life support on the man who was in a critical condition.
But despite the best efforts of paramedics nothing could be done to save him and he was confirmed dead at the scene.
The road was shut for several hours while emergency services and highways staff investigated the incident and tended to the scene.
Insp Gavin Williams, from West Mercia Police, said: “While investigations are on-going to establish the circumstances surrounding this accident, we are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed the collision or has dash-cam footage of the incident to please come forward.
“Sadly, a man died, we have informed his family, and our thoughts remain with them at this difficult time.”
Anyone with any information or dash cam footage should call police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
The road was closed for a number of hours while the emergency services cleared the carriageway and investigated the incident.