Fatal collision near Hopwas woods

A male driver died this morning (Jan 20) after two cars collided, near Hopwas Woods.

The A51 Lichfield to Tamworth road was closed following the incident, which occurred at around 8am.

The driver of a blue Toyota Yaris was declared dead at the scene.

A woman driving a silver Audi A4 was taken to hospital for observation.

Hopwas woods

A section of the A51, leading from its junction with Plantation Lane towards Lichfield, was closed until 1.20pm so a detailed examination of the scene could be carried out.

Staffordshire Police are appealing for witnesses to ring them, on 101, quoting incident number 99, of January 20.

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