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Fatal road traffic collision on A50 in Stoke-on-Trent

Officers from Staffordshire Police are appealing for witnesses following the death of a man who fell from a bridge in Stoke-on-Trent this morning (02nd October 2020).

A report of a road traffic collision on the A50 near Longton was received by police at 9am.

Sadly, an adult male was confirmed dead at the scene. 

The road is currently closed in both directions as officers from the Staffordshire and West Midlands Serious Collision Investigation Unit investigate the circumstances surrounding the collision.

Any witnesses or anyone with relevant dashcam footage is asked to get in touch by either calling 101 quoting incident number 136 of 2nd October 2020 or emailing the investigation team direct at [email protected].

The police are aware of images of the scene being and shared on social media. They would ask the public not to speculate and consider the effect on the family and friends of those involved before choosing to share and comment on this content. 

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