Five people seriously injured in a collision on Tile Cross Road, Birmingham

Police are urging the driver of a black BMW to come forward after five people were injured in a road collision on Tile Cross Road in Birmingham today (Thursday, June 22)
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Five people were injured in a serious collision on Tile Cross Road in Birmingham today (June 22), just days after a demonstration about the dangers of city roads following a spate of fatal incidents.

West Midlands Police was called to the scene just before 3am and it’s believed the driver of a black BMW fled the scene after colliding with an Audi.

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Four people in the Audi, including a man and woman both aged 80, were taken to hospital with serious injuries. A fifth person, who was in the BMW, was also taken to hospital with serious injuries. A stretch of the road near Crosskey Close remains closed this morning.

Det Sgt Julie Lyman, from our serious collision investigation unit, said: “We’re continuing to work at the scene today to establish what happened and are supporting relatives of those injured at this difficult time.

“We’re working hard to identify the driver of the BMW and would urge them to hand themselves in immediately. We really need to hear from anyone with dashcam or other footage showing what happened.”

Anyone with information has been asked to get in touch via Live Chat on West Midlands Police website or by calling 101, quoting log 348 of 22 June. You can also e-mail [email protected].

What West Midlands Police said about road safety

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West Midlands Police added: “We are actively patrolling key areas to enforce speed limits and protect our communities from the dangers of excessive speed and other road harm issues. As the summer season approaches, we are intensifying our efforts and conducting more operations across the region.

“We are urging all motorists to prioritise road safety, obey speed limits, and remain vigilant while driving. Your actions can make a significant difference in preventing accidents and protecting lives.

“We appreciate the support and cooperation of our communities in reporting any instances of dangerous driving. Your valuable information helps us take appropriate action and prevent potential harm.”

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