Stoke & Staffordshire

Pedestrian killed in Lichfield van crash

A pedestrian has been killed after being hit by a van in Staffordshire.

The crash happened on Lichfield Road, Whittington, just before 05:00 GMT and officers from the Staffordshire force said the male pedestrian was confirmed dead at the scene.

The van driver, who was in a white Volkswagen Transporter van, was taken to hospital suffering from shock.

The road was closed for a time following the accident and police have asked for witnesses to contact them.

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