Van driver fatally injured in crash on country road in Staffordshire Moorlands

POLICE are appealing for witnesses to a fatal road accident in the Staffordshire Moorlands.

A Vauxhall Combo van left the road and collided with trees in Beat Lane, Rushton Spencer, in the early hours of yesterday morning (Sunday).

Despite the efforts of the emergency services, the 31-year-old male driver died at the scene. 

The road was closed for six hours while police carried out a detailed investigation at the scene. 

Officers from the Staffordshire Police collision Investigation unit are asking for anyone who may have witnessed the accident to contact them on 101, quoting incident 86 of September 17.