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78-year-old man missing from Kidderminster

Man rescued after impaling groin on bicycle handles

A man has been rescued after becoming impaled on his bicycle handles - through his groin.

Fire crews in Kidderminster were called to the scene after the handlebars became lodged in the cyclist after a crash shortly before 9pm this evening.

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Tragedy as van driver killed in crash with HGV

A van driver was killed when he crashed with an HGV lorry in Worcestershire today.

The man was driving along the main A449 in Kidderminster when the crash happened, between the VOSA test centre and the Black bridge, at around 11.45am today.

The van driver was airlifted to hospital but nothing could be done to save him Credit: West Midlands Ambulance Service

The man suffered multiple serious injuries in the smash and was trapped in the wreckage. Firefighters had to use ultra-heavy rescue equipment to free him.

He was airlifted to the major trauma unit at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham, but nothing could be done to save him and he was pronounced dead shortly after arrival.

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