Driver dies as lorry crashes into British Legion club

A lorry driver has died after the truck he was driving crashed into the Royal British Legion Club in Wednesbury.

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Pictured: Inside the club destroyed in lorry crash

Members of the Royal British Legion club in Wednesbury were today counting the cost after a lorry ploughed through a wall, destroying a large part of the building.

The lorry was travelling along High Bullen when it veered off the road a smashed into the building.

The hole left by the lorry, which ploughed through a side wall Credit: ITV News Central

Today, a large hole can be seen in the side of the club, with the inside reduced to rubble.

The members area, as well as the kitchen, were among the rooms destroyed in the crash.

Some of the rubble left Credit: ITV News Central

Around 15 people were inside the club at the time. The lorry driver was declared dead at the scene, but nobody else was injured.

The inside of the club has been destroyed Credit: ITV News Central

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