Police in witness appeal after pensioner in Solihull car crash dies - The Solihull Observer

Police in witness appeal after pensioner in Solihull car crash dies

Solihull Editorial 12th Jul, 2021   0

POLICE are appealing for information after a pensioner died following a collision in Solihull last week.

Pauline Wilkes, aged 83, suffered serious injuries after being struck by a Mercedes A class in New Road, Solihull just before 5pm on Thursday, July 1.

She was taken to hospital but despite the best efforts of medical professionals, died the following day.

Detective Sergeant Paul Hughes, from the serious collision investigation unit, said: “This is a deeply distressing time for Pauline’s family and friends who are being supported and request privacy to grieve at this devastating time.

“Our investigation is ongoing to establish what caused the collision and I am keen to hear from anybody who was in the area or may have dash cam footage and hasn’t already spoken with us.”

The driver of the Mercedes remained at the scene and is helping with our enquiries.

Anyone who has information, and has not spoken to officers already, is urged to contact them via [email protected], Live Chat or by calling 101. Please quote log number 3090 of 1 July.

Reader Travel

Check out all of the latest reader travel offers to get your hands on some free gifts.


We can provide all of your printing needs at competitive rates.

Buy Photos

Buy photos online from the Solihull Observer newspaper.

Public Notices

View and download all of the public notices in the Solihull Observer.