Monday 7th November 2016 – 8.50am – Claire Brown.
Despite the best efforts of the emergency services, a motorist has sadly died this morning in Birmingham.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called by police to reports of a single car collision on the A456 Quinton Expressway in Quinton at 2.45am this morning (Monday). A paramedic area support officer and a MERIT trauma doctor were sent to the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Ambulance staff arrived within four minutes of the 999 call to find a car which was on fire following a collision. Despite the swift actions of all three emergency services, sadly nothing could be done to save the motorist, a man, and he was confirmed dead on scene.
“The road remains closed this morning and motorists are advised to seek alternative routes.”