Man dies in serious three car crash near M6 Spaghetti Junction

-Credit: (Image: BirminghamLive/ Harry Leach)
-Credit: (Image: BirminghamLive/ Harry Leach)

A man has died after a serious three car crash near the M6 Spaghetti Junction. Police have confirmed that medics battled to save the man, who has not been identified, but he was confirmed dead at the scene earlier today (June 2).

Part A38(M) Aston Expressway was closed for hours following the collision at just after midnight. West Midlands Police say that two people fled the scene before officers arrived and they were traced to an area away from the collision.

The two men, aged 27 and 24, were arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and remain in police custody.

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.A witness appeal has been launched and Detective Sergeant Paul Hughes from the serious collision investigation unit, said: "Sadly we are dealing with a very serious collision and working with partner agencies to establish what caused this collision to happen. Our thoughts are with the family of the man that has sadly passed away.

“The road has now been re-opened and I would like to thank everyone for their patience with the closures as we gathered evidence and made the road safe.

“I would ask anyone who witnessed the collision or has dash cam and hasn’t yet spoken with us to come forward with any information you have, no matter how small.”

Anyone with any details can contact police via live Chat on its website or by calling 101, or emailing investigators at quoting log 46 of June 2.

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