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Woman dies after car crashes into stone wall

Amy Louise Savage died at the scene of the crash Credit: Staffordshire Police

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 22-year-old woman died in a car crash in Leek, Staffordshire.

A red VW Passat collided with a dry stone just after just after 7am on Sunday (2 July).

It happened on B5053 Bottom Lane, at the junction with Blakelow Road and Fairview Road.

Amy Louise Savage, who was a passenger in the car, died at the scene.

A 30-year-old man from the Biddulph was taken to the Royal Stoke University Hospital with chest injuries. He is currently in a stable condition.

The driver, a 26-year-old man, was arrested at the scene after his breath test was positive. He has been released pending further enquiries.

Police investigating sudden death of 40-year-old

The woman's death is being treated as unexplained Credit: PA

Police have named a woman whose body was discovered yesterday afternoon (1 July).

The body of 40-year-old Kerry Cast from Herondale, Cannock was found in a flat in Cannock.

The death is being treated as unexplained and a post mortem examination will take place.

Staffordshire Police said they are still at the scene carrying out inquiries to establish the cause of death.

We are keen to hear from anyone who had seen Kerry in recent days, or knows of any visitors who called on her, in order to piece together her recent movements.

– Staffordshire Police

The woman's family are being supported by specially trained officers.


Police growing increasingly concerned for missing 25-year-old

Hannah Matthews Credit: Staffordshire Police

Police say they are growing 'increasingly concerned' for a missing 25-year-old, last seen on Wednesday 21 June.

Hannah Matthews from Penkridge, near Stafford was reported missing on Thursday 22 June. It is believed that Hannah could be in the Hampshire area.

Inquiries are underway to locate Hannah and we are working closely with our colleagues at Hampshire Constabulary.

– Staffordshire Police

Hannah is described as white, 5ft 4in tall with a slim build, blue eyes and pale complexion. She was last seen wearing a short, black, floral dress and black Vans trainers.

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