Tribute paid to man who died in Balsall Heath collision
The family of a man who tragically died after being hit by a car in Balsall Heath last week have paid tribute to their loved one.
Martin Carmichael, aged 54 was struck by a car at around 10:45pm on Friday 28 December on Highgate Road and was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.
His family said: “On the 28 December our lives where changed forever. We lost a father, brother, uncle and friend. Martin so loved life and all the people in it. He was so special to many people and will be greatly missed by all who knew him. We as a family are in total shock and need time to process what has happened. We ask for privacy at this sad time."
The 25-year-old driver was arrested on suspicion of driving while under the influence of drugs and has been released pending investigation.
Anyone with information about what happened can contact us via Live Chat at west-midlands.police.uk between 8am to midnight, call 101 anytime giving log number 2768 of 28/12/18.