Police appeal following serious collision in Smethwick
Police are appealing for information following a hit-and-run collision in Cornwall Road, Smethwick.
A pedestrian was struck by a Vauxhall Astra at around 12 noon yesterday (Tuesday 27 November). He was taken to hospital and is currently critical with life-threatening injuries. The driver left the scene.
The car was found by officers in Charleville Road, Lozells, earlier today.
Detective Sergeant Paul Hughes from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: “We’re currently in the process of piecing together what happened leading up to the collision; collating and reviewing CCTV footage and forensically examining the car.
" I would urge anyone who witnessed the collision and hasn’t already spoken to us to get in touch as soon as possible."
Enquiries continue and anyone with information is urged to contact us via Live Chat at west-midlands.police.uk between 8am - midnight, or call 101 anytime or Crimestoppers, anonymously on 0800 555 111. Please quote log number 915 of 27 November.