Man, 20, fighting for life after being struck by car in Birmingham

Two other people were also injured in the crash in Selly Oak yesterday

Author: Dan DaviesPublished 25th Feb 2022

West Midlands Police are appealing for the public’s help after a man was seriously injured when he was hit by a car on a pedestrian crossing in Birmingham.

The 20-year-old remains in critical condition in hospital after being struck by a silver Mercedes on Bristol Road, Selly Oak, at around 4.15pm yesterday (24 February).

Two other pedestrians – men aged 20 and 21 – were also hurt after being hit on the crossing near the Lodge Hill Road junction. It’s believed their physical injuries are not too serious.

The driver remained at the scene and is helping the Serious Collision Investigation Unit with their inquiries. He has not been arrested.

A West Midlands Police spokesperson said: “We’ve already spoken to some witnesses but we need to hear from you if you were in the area at the time. If you saw what happened or the Mercedes prior to the collision, get in touch.

“We’re particularly keen on receiving any dash cam footage to understand the full circumstances. Your information could help our investigation.

“You can message us via Live Chat on our website and quote log 2874 of 24 February, or email investigators directly at FL_COLLISION_INVEST@west-midlands.pnn.police.uk. Alternatively call 101.”

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