A man has died after his car came off the road and crashed into a bus shelter in the West Midlands.

The emergency services attended the incident in Dudley at around 11.30pm after the driver's Ford Focus came off the road on Friday, August 7.

Both paramedics and a passer-by tried to help the male driver in his 30s but he was sadly pronounced dead at the scene, reports Birmingham Live.

A spokesman for West Midlands Police said they do not believe that any other cars were involved in the smash - but they are still at the early stages of their investigations.

An eyewitness told BlackCountryLive that the road was closed off as they made their way back home.

The emergency services along with a passer-by tried to save the man's life

"There has been a really bad smash on Sandyfields Road. There were loads of people working on the poor bloke - it was awful.

"Thinking of his friends and family."

Det Sgt Paul Hughes, of the Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: "We are in the early stages of our investigations but we do not believe any other vehicles were involved.

"Our thoughts remain with this man's family, as we continue to establish the exact circumstances of this incident.

"I would urge anyone who was at the scene or may have information about the collision, who we have not yet spoken with, to get in touch with us.

"Contact us via Live Chat at www.west-midlands.police.uk or call 101 and please quote log 5244 of 7 August."