A WOMAN has died after a car overturned in Pensnett.

A second woman, the passenger in the car, has been taken to hospital following a crash on Pensnett High Street last night (February 15).

Paramedics were called to the scene just before 9pm following reports of a car that had overturned.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene and the passenger was rushed to Russells Hall Hospital for further treatment.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival crews found a car that had overturned and two patients.

“The driver, a woman, had suffered serious injuries in the incident. Sadly, it quickly became apparent that nothing could be done to save her and she was confirmed dead at the scene.

“The passenger, also a woman, was treated for potentially serious injuries before being taken to Russell’s Hall Hospital for further treatment.”