Van driver arrested after man dies in crash

A van driver has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving following a collision with a pedestrian.

Emergency services were called to the junction of Ridgeway Avenue and Hagley Road in Halesowen this morning (23 January).

On arrival they discovered a 45-year-old man multiple serious injuries, he was pronounced dead at the scene.

The 24-year-old driver was uninjured following the crash and remains in custody.

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Police are appealing for anyone with information and dashcam footage to contact them on 101 anytime quoting log 326 of 23 January.