A man has died after his car veered off the road and crashed, landing on its roof in Staffordshire in the early hours of today.
It happened on Fisherwick Wood Lane in Lichfield shortly after midnight.
West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman Suzie Fothergill said:
Crews arrived to find a 4x4 vehicle that had left the carriageway and was found overturned down an embankment.
Unfortunately on assessment of the driver, a man, it quickly became apparent that nothing could be done to save him and he was confirmed deceased at the scene
A pedestrian in his eighties had to be airlifted to hospital after being hit by a lorry in Brownhills this morning.
West Midlands Ambulance recorded fourth highest calls on record yesterday after responding to over 3,500 reports.