West Mercia Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a fatal collision.

At 5.30am this morning a white Mercedes C220 and a white Ford Mondeo collided on the B4211 Worcester Road opposite Rydd Gardens, near Hanley Castle in Worcestershire.

The driver of the Mondeo, a 37-year-old man, sadly died of his injuries.

The driver of the Mercedes was taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham with injuries which are not believed to be life-threatening.

Police would like to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time and may have witnessed the collision or have dash-cam footage of it, or of either of the vehicles driving in the minutes before the collision.

Anyone with information is asked to contact PC Danny Somner on 01905 973063 or sciusouth@westmercia.police.uk quoting incident number 51 of 23 January.