West Midlands Police appeal following fatal collision in Handsworth

Police are appealing for information following a fatal collision in Handsworth on Friday (12/04).

Officers were called to Middlemore Road at 8.43am after a 59-year-old man had been struck by a car.

It’s believed the man was crossing the road when he was hit by a blue Toyota Aygo; he was taken to hospital but sadly died from his injuries.

Middlemore Road

The driver of the vehicle stopped and is assisting police with enquiries.

Detective Sergeant Paul Hughes, from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: “A man has tragically lost his life and our thoughts are with his family at this very sad time.

“This was a busy part of the morning; I would appeal to anyone who was in the area at the time of the collision who may have information to get in touch. I would also ask any drivers with dash-cam who were driving along Middlemore Road at the time to also call 101.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact police via Live Chat on the West Midlands Police website or call 101 anytime quoting log 558 of 12 April. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.