6th Mar, 2021

Police probing Northfield hit and run which left man fighting for his life release image of car thought to be involved

POLICE investigating a serious hit-and-run in Northfield which left a 63-year-old man fighting for his life have released a picture of the car believed to be involved.

It happened at 11.45pm on October 2 in Genners Lane.

After the collision the driver failed to stop and officers are appealing for anyone with any information on the incident to come forward.

It is believed the car headed off towards Long Nuke Road.

Police say it is unclear whether the man was crossing the road when he was hit or whether he had already sustained injuries in the road before being hit by the car.

PC Michelle O’Brien, from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit at West Midlands Police, said: “This has left a man with serious injuries and I am urging the driver to do the right thing and speak to us.

“I am also appealing to the wider community to get in touch if you have any information which will help trace the vehicle or driver.”

Any witnesses or anyone with any information should call police on 101, contact officers via Live Chat at west-midlands.police.uk between 8am to midnight or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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