Stoke & Staffordshire

Motorist killed as car hits tree in Coven

A motorist was killed when his car went into a tree in Staffordshire.

A police spokesman said the accident took place on the A449 Stafford Road in Coven, shortly before 2300 GMT on Saturday.

The 30-year-old driver was fatally injured. A 22-year-old man in the front passenger seat was taken to hospital with minor injuries and concussion.

The road was closed for three hours while accident investigations took place.

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