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Man dead after motorbike crash in Birmingham

Man dead after motorbike crash Credit: PA

A 44-year-old man from Handsworth has died after a motorbike crash this morning (14 May).

He was found with a Kawasaki motorbike just before 6am on the A38 St Chads Queensway just outside the Thistle Hotel on Whittall Street in Birmingham.

His family have been informed and a post-mortem is due to take place.

West Midlands Police are appealing for witnesses.

Car flipped on its roof in serious motorway crash

Two vehicle crash on the A38. Credit: West Midlands Ambulance Service

A two-vehicle crash was reported at the A38 going into Birmingham at J3 at 6.05am this morning.

No serious injuries were reported. One person taken to Heartlands Hospital with back pain. Three other people discharged on scene. An ambulance and a paramedic area support officer attended the scene.


Police investigate after man dies in fatal A38 collision

The collision happened on the A38 near Burton-on-Trent at around 1.40pm this afternoon. Credit: PA

Police are investigating the circumstances which lead to a male pedestrian being involved in a fatal collision with a car near Burton-on-Trent earlier today.

The collision happened on the A38 near Burton-on-Trent at around 1.40pm this afternoon.

Emergency services attended the location in Branston near to the Gate Inn pub, the collision was on the southbound carriageway. Sadly the man involved sustained serious injuries and died at the scene.

Specialist collision investigators have conducted a detailed forensic investigation at the scene and recovered the car involved. The two occupants of the car have been taken to hospital with minor injuries.

The road is currently closed but is expected to fully reopen around 7pm once police have finished their investigation.

A38 in Birmingham blocked after crash

The A38 Corporation Street outbound carriageway in Birmingham is blocked after a crash at A38 St Chads Queensway / B4114 New Town Row / B4114 James Watt Queensway (Lancaster Circus).

There is congestion on the A38 Suffolk Street Queensway to B4127 Holloway Head / Smallbrook Queensway.

Car in two crashes on the same road ends up with engine in footwell

The car ended up with its engine in the footwell Credit: West Midlands Ambulance Service

A car ended up with its engine in the footwell and another was flipped onto its side following two separate collisions on the same piece of road this afternoon.

The same car was involved in two separate collisions within the space of 150-yards on the A38 in Droitwich.

The accident ended up involving five different cars.

The cars sustained 'massive' amounts of damage Credit: West Midlands Ambulance Service

The two collisions happened within seconds of each other, leaving three vehicles with 'massive amounts of damage'.

One of the cars completely rolled over during the first crash before coming to rest on its side, trapping the driver who had to be cut free.

The same car that had been involved in the first collision was then involved in a second serious crash which occurred on the wrong side of the carriageway.

Both cars involved in this second collision suffered major damage, with the engine of the other vehicle being forced into the footwell.

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