Stoke & Staffordshire

Male passenger dies in crash with Cheadle tree

A passenger died when the car he was travelling in crashed into a tree in Staffordshire.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to reports of a crash in Leek Road, Cheadle, near the JCB premises shortly before 22:25 GMT on Thursday.

The front seat passenger, a 19-year-old male, was confirmed dead at the scene.

West Midlands Ambulance Service said the driver, who was in his late teens, had a collapsed lung and injuries to his shoulder, jaw, arm and chest.

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