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Pedestrian dies after crash involving lorry on Birmingham New Road in Coseley

A pedestrian has died after a crash involving a lorry.

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Emergency services on the Birmingham New road at the junction of Mason Street, Coseley

The A4123, Birmingham New Road, was closed in both directions around Mason Street in Coseley by West Midlands Police.

West Midlands Ambulance Service has confirmed that a man has died.

A spokesman said: "A pedestrian has unfortunately died following a road traffic collision on Birmingham New Road this morning.

"West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Birmingham New Road, Coseley in Bilston at 9.36am to a collision involving a lorry and a pedestrian. Two ambulances and a paramedic officer were sent to the scene. Upon arrival, staff found a man who was the pedestrian.

“Unfortunately, it was immediately clear that nothing could be done to save him and he was confirmed deceased at the scene.

“The driver of the lorry did not require treatment.”

It has meant significant delays in both directions for travellers on the road, with diversions in place through Coseley along Vicarage Road, Green Street and Ivyhouse Lane, while buses were also diverted and delayed.

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