A CRASH in West Felton on Friday night, which saw two elderly people die at the scene, has claimed a third victim.

A 24-year-old man from Oswestry was taken to Royal Stoke University Hospital with critical injuries after a two-car collision on the A5, but West Mercia Police has now confirmed his death.

Police also confirmed the deaths of a 75-year-old man and a 73-year-old woman from Oswestry.

A statement from West Mercia Police said: "[We] are appealing for witnesses after three people lost their lives in a road traffic collision on the A5 in Shropshire on Friday night.

"The collision happened at around 10.35pm on Friday, October 11 at West Felton and involved two cars, a blue Nissan and a silver Ford Mondeo.

"The driver of the Mondeo, a 75-year-old man and the car’s passenger a 73-year-old woman, both from Oswestry, were pronounced dead at the scene.

"The driver of the Nissan, a 24-year-old man from Oswestry, was taken to the Royal Stoke University Hospital where sadly he later died.

"Any witnesses, that haven’t yet spoken to us, are asked to contact West Mercia Police on 101 quoting reference 797s of October 11, 2019."