Hereford & Worcester

Worcester A449 crash: Elderly man dies

An 80-year-old man has died following a crash on the A449 in Worcestershire.

He was travelling towards Worcester on his electric power-assisted pedal cycle when he was in collision with a Ford Transit van going the same way.

A 30-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident which happened at Hawford, at about 15:30 BST on Wednesday.

The elderly man was taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham, but died later that day.

Police said he suffered head injuries in the crash.

The arrested man has been released on police bail until 22 September while enquiries continue.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident.

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