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Man dies and child hurt in two-car collision in Shirley

Emergency services were called to Bills Lane at the junction with Langcomb Road in Shirley
Emergency services were called to Bills Lane at the junction with Langcomb Road in Shirley

A man died and a child was taken to hospital after two cars crashed in the West Midlands.

Emergency crews were called to Bills Lane at the junction with Langcomb Road, Shirley, at about 14:30 BST.

West Midlands Police said a 59-year-old man who was in a Vauxhall Astra died at the scene and a nine-year-old was taken to hospital for further treatment.

Officers arrested a 19-year-old man who was in a Range Rover, on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

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