STAFFORDSHIRE Police have named the victim of a fatal collision on Saturday on the A5 near Cannock as 31-year-old Carl David Bostridge.
Mr Bostridge of Bird Brook Close, Darlaston has yet to be formally identified but a spokesman for Staffordshire Police said his family had been made aware and were being supported by specially trained officers.
The crash, which took place shortly after 11am near to Turf Island, involved a silver-coloured Astra convertible travelling towards Cannock and a blue-coloured Hyundai travelling in the opposite direction.
A police spokesman said: “Despite the efforts of the emergency service, the male driver of the Vauxhall Astra was pronounced dead at the scene.
“The male driver of the Hyundai was taken to New Cross Hospital for treatment for minor injuries.”
A detailed investigation to understand the circumstances of the collision is ongoing.
Any witnesses are urged to call 101 quoting incident 313 of Saturday 26 October 2013.