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Man dies and woman hurt in police pursuit on A50 in Staffordshire

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    Scene of the crashImage copyright Other
    Image caption The collision happened at about 06:15 BST on the A50 near Longton

    A man has died and a woman is in a critical condition after the vehicle they were in collided with a car during a police pursuit.

    The pair were being followed by police on the A50 near Longton in Staffordshire after failing to stop.

    Their vehicle collided with a car, whose occupants suffered minor injuries, on the eastbound carriageway at about 06:15 BST, police said.

    The road has been closed in both directions.

    A spokesman for Staffordshire Police said the police watchdog was investigating.

    “Due to our involvement before the collision, we have voluntarily referred ourselves to the Independent Office for Police Conduct,” he said.

    The collision happened between the Baths Road and Trentham Road junctions.

    The occupants of the second vehicle were only taken to hospital as a precaution, the spokesman added.

    View the original article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-stoke-staffordshire-43774880

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-stoke-staffordshire-43774880

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