Birmingham & Black Country

Two motorcyclists die in West Midlands crashes overnight

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Image caption A motorcyclist died on the M54

Two motorcyclists have died in crashes dealt with by emergency crews on West Midlands roads and motorways.

A motorcyclist died in a collision with a car on the M54 between Albrighton and Wolverhampton at about 23:00 BST on Wednesday.

Highways England said the M54 eastbound would be closed for several hours.

Earlier, a 21-year-old man from Small Heath died in a crash at 18:50 BST on Wednesday in Adderley Road, Saltley, Birmingham.

West Midlands Police has urged witnesses to come forward following the Saltley collision which involved a grey Audi estate.

The M54 eastbound carriageway re-opened just before 06:00 BST on Thursday.

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