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Redditch mother convicted of failing to prevent baby daughter's death

A woman has been found guilty of not acting to prevent the death of her baby daughter in Redditch.

Isabella Vallance was 12 weeks old and died from head injuries following an attack by her father, Tyler Vallance. Credit: ITV News Central

Isabella Vallance was 12 weeks old and died from head injuries following an attack by her father, Tyler Vallance. He admitted grievous bodily harm and manslaughter earlier this year.

Isabella's mother Jessica Wiggins has today been convicted for failing to prevent Isabella's death Credit: ITV News Central

Isabella's mother Jessica Wiggins has been cleared of child cruelty but was today convicted for failing to prevent Isabella's death. The pair are due to be sentenced next month.

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Mansell congratulates Hamilton on British win record

Nigel Mansell has congratulated Lewis Hamilton on becoming the first British driver in Formula 1 history to win 32 Grands Prix.

Lewis Hamilton celebrates with his team after winning in Austin Credit: PA

Hamilton, who currently leads the F1 World Championship by 24 points with two rounds remaining, beat Mansell's long-standing British record of 31 wins with victory in yesterday's United States Grand Prix in Austin, Texas.

Nigel Mansell became F1 World Champion in 1992 Credit: PA

The 1992 World Champion, who was born in Upton-on-Severn in Worcestershire, held the British record for over two decades.

Man attacked outside petrol station

Police officers are looking for witnesses to an assault in Stourport Credit: West Mercia Police

Police officers are looking for witnesses to an assault in Stourport.

A man in his 20s was attacked near the Esso Service Station on Vale Road on October 19. The assault was unprovoked, and the victim suffered serious facial injuries and had to be treated at Worcester Royal Hospital.

The suspect is described as a white man in his late 20s, approximately 5 feet 9 inches tall with short dark brown hair and dark facial hair. He was wearing a black leather jacket with a dark top underneath, decorated with white stars.

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Five people injured in serious two-car smash

Five people have been injured and taken to hospital after a serious two-car smash in Worcestershire tonight.

Emergency crews were called to Hanbury Road, Droitwich, shortly before 7pm to find the two cars were badly damaged, with three people trapped inside.

The driver of one of the cars, a 51 year old man, suffered a serious chest injury and a nasty leg wound, along with a suspected head injury. He had to be cut free from the car before being taken to the major trauma unit at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham.

Three people had to be cut free after the crash Credit: West Midlands Ambulance Service

The two rear passengers from the second car, a man and a woman, were also trapped and had to be cut free.

The man, 59, was suffering pain in his back, chest and abdomen, while the woman, 51, was suffering back, neck and chest pain. They were both taken to the Worcestershire Royal Hospital for further treatment and assessment.

The female driver and male front seat passenger of the car had managed to climb out themselves before the emergency services arrived.

Paramedics were concerned about suspected spinal injuries so they were immobilised and taken to the Alexandra Hospital in Redditch for assessment.

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