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[10 JAN 01] CRIMES, FIRES & ACCIDENTS
Man Killed As Car Collides With Lorry

A man died this morning after the car he was driving collided with a lorry.

The accident happened  at 11.30am on the A46 about a quarter of a mile from the junction with Alcester Road, which leads into Stratford town centre.

The man, who has not yet been identified, was driving his Rover 214 towards Alcester when the collision took place.

Police say the man died from his injuries at the scene. Witness should call traffic police on 01926 415000.

UPDATE:

The man has been named as Mark Aldridge, aged 35, from Treville Close, Redditch.

The driver of the Foden 32-tonne four axle lorry, a 53-year-old man from Shepshed in Leicestershire was taken to Warwick Hospital with a suspected broken collar bone.

Police appealed for a driver of an articulated flat-bed lorry carrying scaffolding to come forward.

The lorry was seen driving towards Alcester at the same time and could be a vital witness. Witnesses should contact PC Kevin Mann.

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CWN / Crimes, Fires & Accidents / 10 Jan 01
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