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29th Jun, 2022

Elderly man remains seriously injured in hospital after Solihull car crash

AN ELDERLY man has been seriously injured in a car crash in Solihull.

The man in his 70s was taken to hospital after the incident where he remains in a serious but stable condition, police confirmed to us.

A man, 32, was arrested on suspicion of theft of a motor vehicle, dangerous driving and drink driving.

A West Midlands Police spokesperson also confirmed to us he has been released pending further investigation.

Enquiries remain on-going to trace a second man who left the scene before emergency services arrived.

A spokesperson said yesterday: “Police are currently investigating following a two-car collision on Yardley Wood Road, Shirley, just before 10am this morning (February 14).”

Sergeant Alan Hands, from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: “We appeal to anyone who witnessed the collision and hasn’t already spoken to us, or has CCTV or dash-cam footage to get in touch.”

Anyone with information should contact police via Live Chat at west-midlands.police.uk between 8am and midnight, call 101 anytime quoting log 694 14 February or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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