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Elderly man killed in road collision near Stafford named

By Kerry.Ashdown  |  Posted: February 18, 2014

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THE ELDERLY man who died after his car collided with a house in a village near Stafford has been named by police.

Charles William Blagg, 94, was driving a silver Jaguar which crashed into the front wall of a house at The Green, Brocton, yesterday morning.

His address was given by police as Milford Road, Brocton.

The Green remained closed throughout yesterday afternoon, following the crash at around 11am, while specialist police officers investigated the scene.

Witnesses are urged to contact Staffordshire Police on 101, quoting incident 199 of February 17.

Paramedics and fire crews also attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Crews arrived to find a car that had been in collision with a house.

“The driver was found to be in cardiac arrest. Full resuscitation attempts were carried out at the scene but unfortunately, despite best efforts of ambulance crews, nothing could be done to save him and he was confirmed deceased at the scene.”

A Staffordshire Police spokeswoman said Mr Blagg’s family has been informed and a specially trained officer is offering support.

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