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Pictures: Lorry crash at Black Country social club

This was the scene when a milk lorry veered off the road and ploughed into the side of a Royal British Legion club in Sandwell.

The driver of the lorry died at the scene, but nobody else was injured.

The lorry crashed into the club shortly before 8pm yesterday Credit: ITV News Central

Emergency services were called to the scene around 8pm yesterday after the lorry smashed into the side of the club, at the junction of High Bullen and Church Hill, Wednesbury.

Around 15 people were inside at the time.

The lorry embedded itself in the wall of the club Credit: ITV News Central
Some of the damage done to the club Credit: ITV News Central

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Map showing location of British Legion lorry crash

These maps show where a lorry delivering milk crashed into a Royal British Legion club near Wednesbury in the Black Country this evening.

Map showing lorry crash in relation to wider road network Credit: ITV News Central

The lorry was travelling down the A461 High Bullen when it veered off the road and smashed into the social club.

Lorry crashed between Church Hill and High Bullen (A461) Credit: ITV News Central

The driver was pronounced dead by paramedics, and the building was evacuated. No other injuries have been reported.

Emergency services remain on Wednesbury crash scene

West Midlands Ambulance Service, response incident teams, West Midlands Police and the fire service remain on the scene of a fatal crash in Wednesbury, in which a lorry driver collided with a Royal British Legion club earlier tonight.

Customers evacuated after Wednesbury Legion crash

Customers were evacuated from inside a Royal British Legion club in Wednesbury "as a precaution", a police spokeswoman said, and no injuries have been reported.

Emergency services were called to the scene around 8pm tonight after the lorry collided with the side of the social club at the junction of High Bullen and Church Hill.

The roads around the scene remain closed as emergency services work at the scene until the building is made safe, the vehicle is recovered and inquiries are made at the scene by specialist police collision investigators.

Driver killed in Legion crash was 'delivering milk'

West Midlands Police has said the driver, who was the only occupant of a lorry that crashed in to a Royal British Legion club in Wednesbury, Sandwell was delivering milk.

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