Serious collision on Walsall Wood High Street

There has been a serious collision in Walsall Wood in the early hours of this morning (January 24th).

More details following fatal Ansty Road crash

Coventry Police have released further details after a 27-year-old man died following a car crash in Coventry last night (January 23rd).

A black Peugeot 206 and a black VW Scirroco crashed some time between 10:00pm and 10:30pm.

The driver of the Peugeot died as a result of his injuries after a passing ambulance stopped to help him and the other driver, along with a passenger.

Sergeant Tim Rogers, from the Regional Collision Investigation Unit, said:

This was a significant car crash which has sadly claimed the life of a young man. Our thoughts are with those affected by the incident and our priority now is establishing precisely what caused the cars to collide.

The 25-year-old driver of the other car has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

The dead man's family have been informed.

Walsall Wood High Street: Major delays after serious accident

There has been a serious collision in Walsall Wood in the early hours of this morning (January 24th).

The A461 High Street has been closed and officers are on the scene after reports that a car collided with an elderly man shortly after 5:45am.

There is slow traffic due to accident investigation work between the B4153 Coppice Road and the B4152 Salters Road.

The section of road is set to remain closed for much of the morning.

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Walsall Wood High Street closed after serious crash

Walsall Wood High Street is expected to be closed for several hours after a serious crash this morning.

Police have advised drivers to avoid the area.

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TRAFFIC: Police are currently on the scene of a serious collision which happened in High Street, Walsall early this morning.

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TRAFFIC: High Street in Walsall is expected to be closed for several hours. Motorists are advised to avoid the area.