A woman has died after her motorcycle crashed into a car in Cannock this afternoon.
The woman was found unconscious by West Midlands Ambulance Service after the accident on Watling Street at around 1pm.
She was later pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the car is being treated at Walsall Manor Hospital for minor injuries.
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Leicester Tigers suffered a humiliating defeat at the hands of Bath, losing 45 - 0 in the Aviva Premiership.
Both sides were unbeaten going into the match, but it was Bath who emerged the clear winners, against a Tigers side who were without centres Manu Tuilagi and Anthony Allen. The pair were injured in the build-up to the match.
- QPR 2 - 2 Stoke (FT)
- Aston Villa 0 - 3 Arsenal (FT)
- Derby 2 - 2 Cardiff (FT)
- Millwall 0 - 0 Nottingham Forest (FT)
- Norwich 2 - 2 Birmingham (FT)
- Wolves 1 - 0 Bolton (FT)
- Notts County 0 - 0 Oldham (FT)
- Port Vale 2 - 1 Barnsley (FT)
- Rochdale 1 - 0 Coventry (FT)
- Yeovil 1 - 0 Peterborough (FT)
- Bury 3 - 1 Burton (FT)
- Mansfield 3 - 2 Carlisle (FT)
- Cheltenham 1 - 1 Dag & Red (FT)
- Northampton 4 - 5 Accrington (FT)
- Shrewsbury 0 - 0 Newport (FT)
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- QPR 2 - 2 Stoke City (FT)
- Aston Villa 0 - 3 Arsenal (HT)
- Derby 0 - 0 Cardiff (HT)
- Millwall 0 - 0 Nottingham Forest (HT)
- Norwich 0 - 2 Birmingham (HT)
- Wolves 1 - 0 Bolton (HT)
- Notts County 0 - 0 Oldham (HT)
- Port Vale 1 - 0 Barnsley (HT)
- Rochdale 1 - 0 Coventry (HT)
- Yeovil 0 - 0 Peterborough (HT)
- Bury 0 - 0 Burton (HT)
- Mansfield 3 - 0 Carlisle (HT)
- Cheltenham 0 - 0 Dag & Red (HT)
- Northampton 1 - 3 Accrington (HT)
- Shrewsbury 0 - 0 Newport (HT)
Stoke City twice lost a one-goal lead at Queens Park Rangers, to come away from Loftus Road with a 2-2 draw.
Mame Biram Diouf's header put the visitors ahead in the 11th minute, before Steven Caulker equalised on the stroke of half time from very close range.
It didn't take Stoke long to bounce back after the break - Peter Crouch's left footed shot from the centre of the box to the top left corner putting them into a 2-1 lead.
But Niko Kranjcar denied the visitors the win, scoring from a free kick to level the score in the 88th minute.
Police have released CCTV footage after a woman attacked another woman after she was asked to move the car she was in, which was blocking her in a road in Birmingham.
The assault took place at around 1pm on 30 July outside the Shalil Food store in Wellington Road, Handsworth Wood.
The 44-year-old woman was driving her Ford C-Max when she was blocked in the road by another car, a grey VW Tournan, which had a woman in the passenger seat, whilst the male driver had gone to the nearby shops.The woman asked her how long they were going to be as she was unable to pass by, and was given abuse by the woman passenger of the VW Touran. The woman then went another route and parked nearby to go to the shops.
As she walked towards the shops, the passenger of the Touran got out, grabbed her by the hair, threw her over a table outside the grocery store, before pulling her to her feet by the hair again and throwing her on the floor.
The woman, described as white, in her early 20s, with long brown hair tied back in a pony-tail, and wearing a black vest top and grey tracksuit bottoms, then went to nearby shop and returned to see the woman noting down the vehicle registration number. She then assaulted her again, before returning back into her car with the male driver and driving away.
The 44-year-old woman suffered a lump to her head and bruising following the assault.
PC Geraldine Sprigg, from Birmingham West and Central, said: "This was an unprovoked and violent attack on a woman who had asked the driver to move her car which was blocking the road.
"The assault took place in the middle of the day and we are asking for anyone who say the incident or who recognises the woman driver to contact us. The woman assaulted suffered pain and discomfort following the attack and may have lost consciousness for a short time."
A young boy riding on a horse and a teenage girl suffered serious injuries after a collision involving a car and a horse drawn cart. The boy sustained a serious head injury and had to be anaesthetised at the scene before being taken to Birmingham Children's Hospital. The 17-year-old girl who was on the cart and thrown some distance in the collision was taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital with spinal injuries.
The accident happened at the junction of Chester Road and Lazy Hill in Stonnall near Walsall yesterday evening.
“A man and two-year-old boy, both from the cart, were assessed by ambulance staff and found to have suffered less serious injuries. Both were taken to Walsall Manor Hospital. “The driver of the car, a man believed to be in his 70s, sustained a minor head injury. He was also taken to Walsall Manor Hospital as a precaution.
The horse was pronounced dead at the scene by an emergency vet.