A MAN has died this morning following a collision on the A5 near Gobowen.

The collision between the man's car and a lorry happened at around 12.30am on the A5 near the junction with the B5009.

The man was confirmed dead at the scene.

Police are awaiting formal identification but are appealing for witnesses.

Anyone who saw the collision is asked to contact West Mercia Police on 101 quoting incident nine of March 20, 2019.

The road was closed for some time between the B5069 (Orthopaedic) roundabout and the B5070 (Gledrid) roundabout.

Traffic Wales confirmed at about 10.50am that the road had re-opened.