Man Arrested After Birmingham Hit And Run

12 December 2016, 07:25

A man's been arrested after a hit and run in Birmingham.

A 61 year old man died after a crash outside the Perry Barr Greyhound Racing track on Saturday morning.

It happened at around 6.25am on Aldridge Road. 

A 58 year old came forward and is currently being questioned by police on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

Officers are appealing for people who may have seen what happened to come forward.

Sergeant Alan Wood, from the force's Collision Investigation Unit, said: "We continue to investigate the circumstances around the collision and still need people to come forward with information.

"We strongly believe that there are a number of drivers who will have seen what happened and if they haven't already spoken to me or my team then please contact us at your earliest opportunity.

"We would like to thank the public for their help especially with the information received so far following the appeal.

"The family have been informed of the arrest and our thoughts are with them at this time."