Driver killed in Worcestershire crash as police shut major road

A driver has sadly died after a crash in Worcestershire this morning (May 23). The tragedy happened in Minster Road in Stourport-on-Severn[1] at around 7.56am.

Paramedics found the driver, a man, in a critical condition. He was given advanced life support but was sadly pronounced dead at the scene a short time later.

West Mercia Police closed off a section of the road for several hours. The force added that it would be shut 'for some time'.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service[3] spokesperson said: "A man has sadly died after a road traffic collision in Stourport-on-Severn[4] this morning. We were called to Minster Road at 7.56am and sent two ambulances, a paramedic officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Strensham to the scene.

"On arrival, crews discovered one car had been involved in a collision and the driver, a man, was in a critical condition. Ambulance staff immediately began administering advanced life-support but unfortunately, despite everyone’s best efforts, it soon became apparent that he could not be saved and was confirmed dead at the scene."

West Mercia Police tweeted earlier today: "We're currently dealing with a serious RTC on the A451 on Minster Rd between Stourport and Kidderminster. Road will be closed for some time."


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