Stoke & Staffordshire

Driver dies after car hits lamppost in Tamworth

A 19-year-old man has died after the car he was driving hit a lamppost in Staffordshire.

The accident involving an orange Fiat Punto happened near to an island on Tame Drive, Tamworth, at about 0050 BST on Saturday.

The man, from Clifton Campville in the town, was taken to Good Hope Hospital where he died.

Police have appealed for witnesses who may have seen the car before the collision to come forward.

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