Man dies after being hit by a car in Erdington


A man has died after being hit by a car in Erdington.

The incident happened on Goosemore Lane at the junction with Kirkwood Avenue in the early hours of this morning (July 9th).

A red Mercedes B220 Sport collided with a parked minibus taxi and a pedestrian who was stood behind it.

The man in his 40s died at the scene.

Detective Sergeant Paul Hughes said: “We are investigating the circumstances of what happened and I would like to appeal for anyone who saw the red Mercedes in Goosemore Lane immediately before the collision took place.

“Specialist officers are currently supporting the man’s family.”

A 49-year-old woman and two 17-year-old men who were in the Mercedes have been arrested in connection with the collision and are helping with enquiries.

Anyone with information can call police on 101.


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