POLICE have confirmed that a man has died following a crash on the A38 this afternoon.
An air ambulance has landed on land near to Punch Taverns, in Centrum 100, following a crash between Branston and Clay Mills on the southbound carrigeway of the A38.
Other emergency services are in attendance but it has not yet been revealed what the exact cause of the accident is but it is believed to involve a van and a lorry.
A spokesman for Staffordshire Police has now confirmed that a man has died following the accident.
The Highways Agency has put a diversion in place that will take motorists through Burton town centre.
Drivers are being warned to prepare for delays due to additional traffic on town centre roads.
Keep online at burtonmail.co.uk for updates on this incident.