Man dies after Brierley Hill lorry crash

First published in News

AN elderly man has died after a crash involving a skip lorry in Brierley Hill earlier today (Wednesday).

The man, a pedestrian, was confirmed dead at Russells Hall Hospital, Dudley, after the incident which happened at the junction of High Street, Bank Street and Level Street, near Brierley Hill Police Station at around 1.30pm.

A spokesman for West Midlands Ambulance Service said: “Police were alerted by witnesses and they immediately began CPR on the pedestrian.

"On their arrival, ambulance personnel took over. Sadly the man was confirmed dead at Russells Hall Hospital.”

The driver of the lorry, believed to be in his 50s, was treated for shock and was also taken to Russells Hall Hospital.

The busy road junction remains closed to traffic while crash investigators are at the scene.

Any witnesses to the incident are asked to call police on 101.

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree