Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision in Baddeley Green Lane, Baddeley Green, Stoke on Trent at around 4.20 am this morning.
A black Vauxhall Vectra was involved in collision with a tree. There were three people in the car and one occupant sadly died at the scene. The other two occupants have been taken to The University Hospital of North Staffordshire for emergency treatment.
Anyone with information is urged to call Staffordshire Police on 101.
Baddeley Green Lane will remain closed for most of the morning to allow a detailed investigation to take place. Please avoid the area.