A DRIVER has died after crashing into a tree near Lydiate Ash on Friday night (November 30).

Police were called at 8.06pm to a report of a silver BMW X5 colliding with a tree on the A38 Birmingham Road, in the direction of Rubery. 

The female driver of the vehicle was sadly pronounced deceased at the scene.

Road closures were in place whilst emergency services were in attendance.

Investigating officers would like to speak to anyone who witnessed the collision or who may be able to assist with enquiries. 

Witnesses should call West Mercia Police on 101 quoting incident number 675s of November 30.