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Appeal after pedestrian seriously hurt in Handsworth collision


Police are appealing for information after a pedestrian was seriously injured after being hit by a van in Birmingham.

A 26 year-old man remains in a critical condition in hospital following the collision in Gibson Road, Handsworth, at around 5am on Thursday (16 March).

The driver of the white Ford Transit stopped at the scene and is helping police with their enquiries.

Sergeant Alan Wood, from Collision Investigation Unit said: “The investigation is in its early stages and we are trying to piece together exactly what happened.

"I would ask for anyone with information to come forward; particularly anybody who was driving along Gibson Road around this time that may have seen the pedestrian prior to the collision."

Contact the Collision Investigation Unit on 101, email or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.