Telford taxi driver murder probe: Victim named as Ishfaq Hussain
A taxi driver who died in a crash in Telford has been named by the Shropshire coroner as Ishfaq Hussain.
It comes after it was revealed four people arrested on suspicion of murder have been released on investigation.
Floral tributes have been left at the scene where Mr Hussain died on Monday night.
The Go Carz driver, who was in his 50s, died when his taxi – a red Skoda Octavia – hit a tree in Madeley.
Detectives are currently investigating reports an occupant of the Skoda was involved in two arguments with the occupants of a silver Peugeot 307 shortly before the crash.
The first altercation is said to have happened close to the Tesco store on Park Avenue in Madeley and the second shortly afterwards, near to the pedestrian crossing close to the entrance of the nearby Woodlands School
The driver suffered a cardiac arrest and was given CPR at the scene of the crash on Ironbridge Road at 10.30pm, but could not be saved.
A passenger in the Skoda, a man in his 20s, was also taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital with injuries that are not thought to be life threatening.
Two women aged 37 and 18, and two men aged 31 and 18, were arrested on suspicion of murder on Tuesday and were released under investigation yesterday morning.
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Anyone who has any information should quote reference 874s of August 7.
The coroner’s office said that no date had yet been set for an inquest into the death of Mr Hussain
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