Redditch man dies after collision with van

By Tristan Harris Saturday 03 November 2012 Updated: 06/11 13:40

Latest News

A REDDITCH man has died after an incident involving a van in Bromsgrove in the early hours of Saturday morning (November 3).

It happened at around 5.15am on the A448 dual carriageway.

The 24-year-old pedestrian was found by paramedics down an embankment.

He sustained a head injury and was taken to the major trauma centre at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, where he later died.

Insp Tony Bush, of West Mercia Police said the man, who has not yet been named, was just past Bromsgrove Golf Club when it occurred and that there has been a suggestion he was trying to hitch a lift.

"At that time of the day there would not have been many vehicles travelling along that road, but we would like to hear from anyone who may have seen him before the collision, or witnessed the collision itself," added Insp Bush.

Anyone with any information should call police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

The road was closed until around 11am on Saturday morning.

There was no injury to the driver.

Popular »

1 Nine years for killing baby Isabella

2 Hairdresser has close shave

3 Cuts may change councils future

4 Chief calls for guidance on school age changes

5 Thank you to our special town

More news »

Campaigners meet health minister

CAMPAIGNERS say they are encouraged by the response

Norovirus update: Visitors urged to stay away from hospitals

VISITORS are being asked to stay away from

Walk a mile in her shoes

MEN FROM across the district are being called

Save the Alex campaign to meet health minister

MEMBERS from the Save the Alex campaign are

Regional news »


Bromsgrove Standard
Government ruling means developers can by-pass Bromsgrove planners

DEVELOPERS wanting to build in Bromsgrove will be able to ...

Worcester Observer

Visit the Worcester Observer website for the latest.

Stratford Observer
Anger at proposals for homes on Wellesbourne Airfield

ANGER is growing against proposals to build 1,500 homes on ...

Evesham Observer
When your bin will be collected this Christmas

WASTE collections across Evesham and Pershore will be done at ...