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Police name man killed in Bloxwich crash

Kieron Ford was just 21-years-old Photo: West Midlands Police

West Midlands Police have named the driver who died in a crash on Ingram Road on Friday night (20 October).

21-year-old Kieron Ford was driving a silver VW Golf when he hit a tree at around 11.30pm.

His 17-year-old brother, who was also in the vehicle and suffered serious internal injuries and multiple fractures is still in hospital, where his condition is described as stable.

In a statement, Ford's family paid tribute to Kieron, saying:

We are devastated to have lost a loving father, son, brother and grandson in such tragic circumstances. We, as a family, ask for privacy to grieve at this very difficult time.

– Family statement

Sergeant Alan Wood, from West Midlands Police said:

We are working to explain exactly what happened and led the vehicle to leave the road. At this stage we believe there were no other vehicles involved but we’d like to hear from anyone who saw what happened.

– Sergeant Alan Wood, West Midlands Police