Liam Ellis, aged 22, from Quinton, appeared at Birmingham Magistrates Court today (28/11), charged with causing death by dangerous driving after one of his passengers was killed in a collision in Bartley Green.

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Ellis failed to stop for police before crashing into bollards and a parked van on Adams Hill shortly after 3AM on Saturday (26/11).

A woman, aged in her 20’s, who was travelling as a rear seat passenger in the car, was sadly confirmed dead at the scene. A front seat passenger was taken to hospital with a broken foot.

Ellis is also accused of drink driving, causing serious injury by dangerous driving, and driving while disqualified. He was remanded into custody ahead of his next appearance at Birmingham Crown Court on Friday 23rd December.

The matter has been referred to the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) as is mandatory.

Please call WMP on 101 if you have ANY information.

(Images: snappersk)