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Wolverhampton crash victim named

Adam Tranter died after his car crashed in Wolverhampton.

The 22-year-old was travelling on Barnhurst lane, Pendeford on Thursday 9 June when his silver Seat Leon overturned and left the road, hitting a fence on Barnhurst Lane.

He later died in hospital.

Adam Tranter died in collision in Wolverhampton Credit: West Midlands Police

On behalf of the family, Adam's sister has issued the following tribute:

“Adam was the one person with the ability to change your mood in an instant, with his cheeky smile and handsome face. In life you meet people who have a negative attitude to life but not Adam, he saw the bright side of everything he always put his family first and was always a rock when we needed him.

“Every day was a party to him, he lived for the moment and he had such a big heart he would do anything for anyone. The thought of never hearing his laugh or seeing that beautiful face again breaks me. I don’t know what we will do without him but I know one thing for sure, his spirit will never leave us, he will be with us at every event and every situation where we need him."

“My brother was perfect, maybe not to others but he was to us and that’s all that matters.

“Fly high with the greatest, sleep tight always and know we love you unconditionally. This is something that can never be taken away along with our memories.”

– Adam Tranter's sister

Police continue to appeal for witnesses of the crash.


Flooding causes travel disruption across West Midlands

Flooding is causing problems across the roads and rail this afternoon in the West Midlands.

One lane is closed on the outbound stretch of the A38(M) Aston Expressway outbound between Park Circus and the Spaghetti Junction.

There is also very slow traffic due to flooding on the M5 Northbound between J2 (Oldbury) and J1 (West Bromwich).

Flooding in Wolverhampton Credit: Sonia Midda

There is also a replacement bus service running on London Midland in both directions between Walsall and Rugeley Trent Valley due to flooding at Tame Bridge Parkway.

Tickets being accepted on National Express West Midlands Bus services.

Flooding in Wolverhampton Credit: Sonia Midda
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