Shropshire

Man dies in motorcycle accident in Telford

A man has died and another has been seriously injured in an accident involving a motorcycle and a car.

The crash happened on the A442 Trench Lock roundabout at Telford just after 2200 BST on Monday.

The man who died was in his early 20s and was one of two on a motorcycle which was involved in a collision with a blue Vauxhall car.

Both men were taken to the Princess Royal Hospital at Telford but one died shortly after being admitted.

The second man is described as "extremely poorly" with what are believed to be life threatening injuries.

The car driver was not injured.

The dead man has not been named. The coroner has been informed and an inquest will be opened later.

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