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Police appeal following serious hit-and-run collision


Police are appealing for information following a serious hit-and-run collision on Washwood Heath Road in Ward End last night (Saturday 20 April).

An 81-year-old pedestrian was struck by a blue VW Passat at 9:19pm. He was taken to hospital with serious head injuries; where he remains in a serious but stable condition. 

The driver of the Passat, registration number YC05WWD failed to stop at the scene. 

Sergeant Alan Wood 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 taking witness statements.
 
“I’d urge the driver of the car to do the right thing and come forward and tell us their version of events from last night.

"I would also ask anyone who hasn’t already spoken to us to get in touch as soon as possible and help us piece together the moments before the collision.”

Enquiries continue and anyone with information is urged to contact us via Live Chat at west-midlands.police.uk between 8am and midnight, or call 101 anytime.

Crimestoppers UK can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111. Please quote log number 2664 of 20 April.

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