Man Arrested After Fatal Crash In Birmingham

1 December 2018, 12:27 | Updated: 1 December 2018, 12:29


A 38 year old was killed crossing Bristol Street and West Midlands Police are questioning a man on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

 A man has been arrested after a pedestrian was hit by a car and killed while crossing the road in Birmingham.

The 38-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene on Bristol Street after the collision at around 1.40am on Saturday.

Police said it is believed he was crossing the road at the junction of Belgrave Middleway when he was hit by a car that failed to stop.

A 21-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving after handing himself in to police.

Sergeant Alan Hands, from the Collision Investigation Unit with West Midlands Police, said: "We have spoken to a number of witnesses already, but I am still appealing to anyone who witnessed the collision who hasn't yet spoken to us to get in touch.

"A man has lost his life and our thoughts are with his family who are being supported by one of our specialist officers."