Update 31/01/12:Â The victim has been named by the Express & Star as former Moreton Community School pupil Chris Bains.
An 18 year-old male passenger has died and three others have been injured in a car crash on Mill Lane, Wednesfield.
Later around 6pm, West Midlands Police confirmed that a male passenger in the car had died at hospital.
West Midlands Ambulance service later released the following statement:
One man has died and three people have been injured in a road traffic collision in the Black Country.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Mill Lane, Wednesfield, shortly after 1.25pm today.
Four ambulance crews, an incident support officer and a rapid response vehicle attended along with the Midlands Air Ambulance crew who attended by car.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: â€œCrews arrived to find a car that had come to rest against a tree.
â€œThere were four people in the car one of whom, a man who was a passenger in the car, was confirmed dead after arriving at New Cross Hospital.
â€œThe other three, two men and a woman all in their twenties had spinal, rib and arm injuries and were all taken to the same hospital. The driver was one of the men. All three were in a stable condition on arrival at hospital.â€
WV11 would like to pass on our deepest condolences to the everyone involved.