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Man dies after being hit by several cars yesterday

A man has died after being hit by several cars in Worcestershire yesterday Credit: ui Vieira/PA Wire/Press Association Images

A man has died after being hit by several cars in Worcestershire yesterday.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to an accident on Wolverley Road in Wolverley, Kidderminster at 6.55pm yesterday.

Two ambulances and a senior paramedic officer were sent to the scene after reports that a pedestrian had been hit by a number of cars.

“On the crew’s arrival, the pedestrian, a man, was immediately assessed.

"Sadly, it quickly became apparent that nothing could be done to save the man and he was confirmed dead at the scene.”

– West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesperson


Residents allowed home after evacuation in Malvern

Map of Walwyn Road, Malvern, Worcestershire. Credit: ITV News Central

Residents in Colwall, near Malvern, Worcestershire are being allowed to return to their homes after a cordon was lifted.

Police had to evacuate a number of properties earlier today after the discovery of chemicals and ammunition at a property in Walwyn Road.

A 49-year-old man has been arrested and is being questioned by detectives in relation to the incident.

Explosives experts were called in to assess the finds but are happy that the property is safe and there is no danger to the public.

Police will continue their investigations at the property.

Man arrested after discovery of 'chemicals and ammunition'

A 49-year-old man has been arrested after police discovered 'chemicals and ammunition' during an ongoing investigation in Walwyn Road, Colwall near Malvern.

A small number of residents were evacuated immediately from their homes and a cordon was put in place while officers carried out further work at the property.

A full investigation is now under way following the man's arrest and inquiries are being made to establish the exact nature of the chemicals.

The police have stressed that there is nothing to suggest that this is in any way linked to any terrorist activity.

We are receiving assistance from the Army and Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue to make sure all the items are removed and made safe.

We would like to reassure members of the public that the incident has been contained and that no-one has been injured.

– Superintendent Sue Thomas
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Villagers evacuated over 'ongoing police incident'

Villagers have been evacuated from their homes and others told to stay indoors due to an ongoing police incident.

A cordon has been set up while police investigate the incident at a property in the village. Credit: PA Wire

Residents in Colwall, near Malvern, Worcestershire, reported seeing a bomb disposal team in the area.

It follows three days of police activity surrounding a house in the village.

West Mercia Police said it was "necessary to evacuate residents from a small number of properties" following "an ongoing investigation into an incident at a property".

One resident, Tim Dixon, said part of "sleepy Colwall" had become a hub of police activity.

Residents evacuated from houses near Malvern

Police are responding to an incident in Walwyn Road. Credit: ITV News Central

A small number of residents have been evacuated in Colwall, near Malvern, due to an ongoing police investigation.

Police are responding to an incident at a property in Walwyn Road.

The properties evacuated are nearby but police have said the move is to ensure the safety of the public.

A cordon is in place to allow officers to carry out further work at the property.


Body discovered during the search for a missing Worcester man

A body has been discovered whilst a search has been underway to find missing man, Lewis Paul Mullan, from Worcester.

The body was found in the canal at Diglis Basin in the centre of Worcester.

The death is currently being treated as unexplained.

Mr Mullan, 23, was last seen getting out of a taxi at Commandery petrol station in the Sidbury, Worcester at 3am on Christmas morning.

Formal identification of the body sadly found this morning has not yet taken place but Lewis’s next of kin have been informed.

My thoughts are very much with his family and friends at this time.

– Kevin Purcell, Local Policing Commander Superintendent

Parents to be sentenced for death of baby daughter

Isabella Vallance was 12-weeks-old when she died Credit: ITV News Central

The parents of a 12-week-old baby from Redditch in Worcestershire are due to be sentenced today for killing their daughter.

Jessica Wiggins was convicted of causing or allowing the death of Isabella Vallance. She died of a head injury in December 2012.

Jessica Wiggins was convicted in November for failing to prevent Isabella's death Credit: ITV News Central

Her father Tyler John Vallance admitted a charge of manslaughter earlier this year.

A serious case review has been launched into Isabella's death.

Worcestershire wicket keeper attends Phillip Hughes funeral

Worcestershire's Ben Cox (pictured) attended Phillip Hughes' funeral today Credit: Joe Giddens/PA Archive/Press Association Images

The funeral of former Worcestershire cricketer Phillip Hughes has taken place in Australia.

Ben Cox, Worcestershire's wicket keeper, attended the ceremony. The pair had been close friends.

The Captain of the national side, Michael Clarke, gave an emotional tribute at the service for the 25-year-old batsman who died last Thursday. He was hit on the neck by a cricket ball during a match. His funeral was held in his home town of Macksville.

Phillip Hughes died last week during a cricket match in Sydney Credit: Simon Cooper/PA Wire/Press Association Images
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