Man, 21, dies after crash between car and lorry near Lichfield

By Kirsten Rawlins | Lichfield | Transport | Published:

A 21-year-old man from Walsall has died after a crash near Lichfield early this morning.

The man died after a white Renault Clio collided with a lorry on the A5 Wall bypass, near Muckley Corner, at around 2am. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The road was closed in both directions as police investigated.

Staffordshire Police received reports that the Clio had collided with the lorry in a layby near to the Wall island.

Investigating officers keen to speak to any potential witnesses and motorists who may have dash-cam footage.

They are searching for any witnesses that may have seen the white Clio prior to the crash.

The victim's family are being supported by specialist officers at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to email, call 101 quoting incident number 55 of 4 January or direct message Staffordshire Police on Facebook or Twitter.

Staffordshire Police and Staffordshire Fire and Rescue attended the scene.


The road has since reopened.

Kirsten Rawlins

By Kirsten Rawlins

Digital Content Manager for the Shropshire Star and Express & Star. Also reviews concerts and events, as well as writing features and celebrity interviews. E-mail me at, or phone 01952 241440.

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