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Driver killed as truck hits wall on Stourport Road

By Thomas Parkes | Kidderminster | News | Published:

A man has died after the pick-up truck he was driving crashed into a wall in Kidderminster.

The aftermath of the crash in Stourport Road. Photo: SnapperSK

The driver, aged in his 20s, died after his red Mitsubishi Trojan crashed on the A451 Stourport Road last night.

One ambulance and a paramedic officer were sent to the scene near the junction with Larches Lane but were unable to save the man.

He was pronounced dead at around 11.40pm.

A spokesman for West Midlands Ambulance Service said: “On arrival crews discovered a pick-up truck that had suffered significant damage having crashed into a wall.

“The driver, a man, was found to have suffered multiple serious injuries in the incident.

The aftermath of the crash in Stourport Road. Photo: SnapperSK

“Unfortunately, it quickly became apparent nothing could be done to save him and he was confirmed dead at the scene."

No other people were in the vehicle, the ambulance service confirmed.

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The man's next of kin have been informed and will be supported by officers.

The aftermath of the crash in Stourport Road. Photo: SnapperSK

West Mercia Police has now launched an appeal for dashcam footage in a bid to find out what happened before the crash.

A spokeswoman for the force said: "Officers would like to speak to anyone who saw the incident or who saw the vehicle and the manner in which it was being driven prior to the collision.

"They are also keen for anyone who has dashcam footage to come forward."

Anyone with information is asked to call Pc Dan Harper at West Mercia Police on 101, quoting incident number 783S of September 10.

Thomas Parkes

By Thomas Parkes
Trainee Reporter - @TParkes_Star

Trainee reporter at the Express & Star, based in Wolverhampton. Got a story? Get in touch at thomas.parkes@expressandstar.co.uk.

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