One person sadly died following a road traffic collision on the M5.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called at 8:15pm on Monday evening to a collision involving a van and a HGV on the M5 between junctions 4 and 4a in Catshill, Bromsgrove. 

Two ambulances, a paramedic officer, a MERIT trauma doctor and critical care paramedic, two BASICS emergency doctors, and one of Midlands Air Ambulance Charity’s critical care car attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Upon arrival we found a man who was the driver of the van.

“He was assessed and was in a critical condition. He received advanced life support from ambulance staff at the scene.

“Unfortunately, it became clear that nothing more could be done to save him and he was confirmed deceased at the scene.”

A teenager has died and another has been taken to hospital after a road traffic collision near Much Wenlock in Shropshire on Tuesday evening.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called at 6.11pm to the B4376 and sent two ambulances, two paramedic officers, and the Midlands Air Ambulance Critical Care Car from Cosford to the scene. 

A Community First Responder was also in attendance.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman says: “On arrival, crews found one car had come off the road and crashed into a tree.

“The female passenger was in a critical condition and ambulance staff immediately began administering advanced life support but sadly, despite everyone’s best efforts, she could not be saved and was confirmed dead at the scene.

“The male driver was treated by medics for injuries not believed to be serious before being conveyed to Royal Shrewsbury Hospital for further treatment.”