A MAN has died after crashing into a tree near Ludlow on Saturday night.

The crash happened at around 9pm on the A4113.

The vehicle was heading towards Ludlow when it left the carriageway and mounted the verge where it hit a tree.

"The driver, a man in his 20s suffered serious injuries and sadly died at the scene," said a police statement.

"We are appealing for witnesses and dash-cam footage to determine the circumstances of the incident."

Anyone with information is urged to contact PC O’Connor on 101 quoting reference 00739 of 15 May.