Driver dies as car crashes into Stoke house

A driver whose car crashed into a house has died. The Range Rover Evoque overturned during the single-car collision on Campbell Road, in Stoke.

The crash happened at midday today. An air ambulance landed as part of the emergency response.

A Staffordshire Police spokesman said: "We are appealing for information following a fatal collision after a Range Rover Evoque came into collision with a house and ended up on its roof. We went to the scene with colleagues from Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service and paramedics from West Midlands Ambulance Service.

"The driver of the car was sadly pronounced dead at the scene. No-one else was inside the car and no-one inside the house was injured. A cordon has been put in place whilst collision investigators carry out enquiries."

Paramedics have revealed the driver could not be revived and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: "We were called to an incident on Campbell Road and sent two ambulances, a paramedic officer, and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford to the scene. On arrival, crews found one car had been involved in a collision and ended up hitting a wall. The driver was in a critical condition and ambulance staff immediately began administering advanced life support but sadly, despite everyone’s best efforts, he could not be saved and was confirmed dead at the scene."

Police are appealing for witnesses following the collision. They should call the police on 101, quoting incident number 293 of 24 June.

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