Youth, 17, arrested after motorist critically injured in serious crash - The Solihull Observer

Youth, 17, arrested after motorist critically injured in serious crash

Solihull Editorial 22nd Jul, 2019 Updated: 22nd Jul, 2019   0

A MOTORIST remains in a critical condition and a boy, 17, has been bailed after a serious crash in Solihull.

Police are appealing following the collision on Stratford Road in the Shirley area at 11.30pm last night (Thursday, July 18).

The collision involved a black Ford Fiesta and a red Audi A3 on the roundabout at the junction with Marshall Lake Road.

A 65-year-old man from the Audi was taken to hospital with serious injuries, where he remains in a critical but stable condition, police confirmed today (July 22).

A 17-year-old boy who was arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving has been released pending further investigation.

Detective sergeant Paul Hughes from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: “I am asking for any witnesses or anyone with information about what happened last night to contact us.

“We are in the early stages of the investigation and we urgently need information on the circumstances that led to the collision.

“If you saw what happened just before the collision or have any dash-cam footage, please speak to us.”

Enquiries continue and anyone with information is asked contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit via Live Chat at between 8am and midnight or call 101 anytime, quoting log number 3088 of 18 July.

Crimestoppers can be called anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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