Stoke & Staffordshire

Stoke-on-Trent car crash kills one and injures another

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Image caption Officers discovered two men in a Vauxhall Vectra crashed on the A500 at Cliffe Vale

A man has died and another seriously injured after a car crash on a dual carriageway in Stoke-on-Trent.

Officers discovered two men in a Vauxhall Vectra crashed on the A500 southbound at Cliffe Vale at about 02:30 GMT.

One man in his 30s died at the scene. A second man was taken to Royal Stoke University Hospital.

The carriageway was closed for six hours but has now reopened, Staffordshire Police said.

Both victims are from Stoke-on-Trent and the family of the deceased had been informed, the force added.

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