A MAN has died after a car crash that closed off Wollaston High Street last night.

Emergency services flooded the scene from around 4.20pm yesterday (Thursday October 8) after a car hit a wall near to the Red Forte Indian restaurant.

Stourbridge News:

West Midlands Ambulance Service sent two ambulances, a paramedic officer and a critical care paramedic to the scene after being alerted at 4.18pm and a spokesman said: "On arrival crews found the driver of a car, a man, in cardiac arrest being given CPR by bystanders and fire colleagues.

"Ambulance staff took over resuscitation efforts on scene before being taken on blue lights to hospital in a critical condition."

West Midlands Police have since confirmed that a 75-year-old man died after the incident.

A police spokesman said: "He was taken to hospital and despite the best efforts of emergency services he was sadly pronounced dead at hospital."

Enquiries were today continuing and anyone with information about the incident is urged to contact police via Live Chat online, or call 101, and quoting log 3286 of October 8.