Tyburn road crash: Man dies in road traffic collision after car hits tree in Birmingham

West Midlands Ambulance Service were called to Tyburn Road, Erdington in Birmingham after a road traffic collision involving two people - one of whom has died
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A man has died and another man is in hospital after a car crashed into a tree on Tyburn Road in Erdington, Birmingham yesterday (Sunday, October 15). West Midlands Police are appealing for information about the collision involving a grey BMW M3 that had hit the tree.

The driver, a man in his 20s, was confirmed dead at the scene, and a passenger, in his 30s, was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

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West Midlands Police said:” Our thoughts remain with his loved ones at this tragic time. His family has been informed and specialist officers are supporting relatives.”

An investigation was launched and is being lead by West Midlands Police’ Serious Collision Investigation Unit.

West Midlands Police said: “We’re keen to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time, and has any information or dash cam footage which can help us establish exactly what happened. We’d ask people not to share any footage on social media, out of respect for the families involved and not to compromise our investigation.”

West Midlands Ambulance Service were called at 1.33pm and sent two ambulances after the collision. The incident was attended by three paramedic officers, the Trust’s Hazardous Area Response Team (HART), West Midlands CARE Team, an Air Ambulance Critical Care Car from Cosford and the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance.

Tyburn Road, Erdington (Photo - Google Maps) Tyburn Road, Erdington (Photo - Google Maps)
Tyburn Road, Erdington (Photo - Google Maps)
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The ambulance crews found a car had come off the road and crashed into a tree and there were two patients when they reached the site.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman says: “Sadly, it quickly became clear that the driver, a man, could not be saved due to the extent of his injuries and he was declared dead at the scene. The second patient, a man, was in a critical condition and had suffered life-threatening injuries. Ambulance staff immediately began administering advanced life support and advanced trauma care. He was conveyed via land ambulance on blue lights to University Hospital Birmingham for further treatment.”

You can contact police via the Live Chat on West Midlands Police website, or by calling 101, and quote log 2080 of 15 October. You can also get in touch with investigators direct at [email protected].

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