Pedestrian dies following collision

Police are appealing for witnesses after a pedestrian died following a collision involving a car in Chelmsley Wood.

The woman suffered serious injuries in Chester Road, near the Moor End junction, around 5.45pm last night (Tuesday 6 November).

The 79-year-old from Chelmsley Wood died in hospital a few hours following the collision.

The driver of the Ford Focus involved remained at the scene and is helping officers with their enquiries.

PC Michelle O’Brien, from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit at West Midlands Police, said: “Our thoughts remain with the family of this lady and we are supporting them at this traumatic time.

“We are still in the early stages of establishing what happened and would ask anyone with information; or was in the area and has dash cam footage to contact us.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit via email at FL_COLLISION_INVEST@west-midlands.pnn.police.uk, call 101 or Live Chat via WMP Online between 8am and midnight. Please quote log 2236 of 6/11/18.

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