A man has died in a three-car crash in Staffordshire.
The crash on the A5 at Norton Cannes happened at around 11.20am on Saturday, closing both carriageways of the road.
Two cars had collided and suffered substantial damage, while a third car suffered minor damage.
A man was ejected from his vehicle and found to be in cardiac arrest. He was confirmed dead at the scene.
A second man, believed to be in his 70's, suffered a laceration to his head and was taken by ambulance to New Cross Hospital.
The Highways Agency said the road had now reopened.
Fire crews from Cannock and Brewood attended the crash, along with paramedics and the police.
West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman, John Hawker said: “A man had been ejected from the vehicle he was driving and was in traumatic cardiac arrest.
"Unfortunately, it quickly became apparent that nothing could be done to save the man and he was confirmed dead at the scene.
“The man driving the second car suffered a laceration to his head and was also suffering from shock.
"The man was fortunate not to have suffered more serious injuries.
“A family of four, two adults and two children, travelling in the third car were not injured in the crash."
Both carriageways of the A5 were closed between the B4154 Norton Canes and the M6 Toll near Cannock.
A traffic light column was knocked down during the crash.