Man charged with murder following fatal collision

A man has been charged with murder following a fatal collision on Saturday (26 Dec).

Shkelzen Taka was found in Coton Road, Erdington with serious head injuries after being hit by a car just before 6am and sadly passed away shortly after.

Tony Green, aged 26 from Suffield Grove, Erdington, will appear at Birmingham Magistrates Court this morning (29 Dec).

The family of 28-year-old Mr Taka have said: “Shkelzen was a much loved brother and partner and his family are devastated at his loss. The family ask that they be allowed to grieve in private and do not want to make any further comment.”

Detectives are continuing to appeal for information via live chat on our website or call 101 quoting log number 688 of 26 December.

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