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Sandwell crash driver Ted Harris, 85, dies

Ted Harris Image copyright West Midlands Police
Image caption Ted Harris dies in hospital a day after the crash

An 85-year-old driver has died in hospital after being involved in a collision.

Ted Harris, from Oldbury, was driving a Honda Jazz which crashed with an Audi S4 in Wolverhampton Road, Sandwell, about 19:00 BST on Saturday.

He suffered serious injuries in the collision at the Castle Road East junction and died on Sunday night.

Officers closed the road temporarily on Monday to carry out a reconstruction to establish what happened.

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The Audi driver sustained minor injuries in the crash.

Sgt Steve Newbury, of West Midlands Police, said: "We are keen to hear from anyone who was travelling along the dual carriageway at the time of the collision and saw what happened.

"Our thoughts remain with Mr Harris's family as they come to terms with his loss."

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