Man dies in Birmingham road collision over Early May Bank Holiday

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West Midlands Police has arrested two men following a fatal Bank Holiday Monday road collision in Birmingham

A man has died following a collision in Birmingham on Bank Holiday Monday.

West Midlands Police were called to the junction of Ward End Road and Drews Lane in Ward End at just 6pm yesterday (May 6) after a black Honda Civic was in collision with another car.

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Despite the best efforts of emergency services an occupant from the Honda - a man in his 20s - was confirmed dead at the scene. Although others were injured they were fortunately not life-threatening injuries.

Two men - both aged 22 - have been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. One is currently in custody for questioning and the other is receiving hospital treatment. Police said that he will be spoken to in due course.

Junction of Drews Lane and Ward End Road in Ward End, BriminghamJunction of Drews Lane and Ward End Road in Ward End, Brimingham
Junction of Drews Lane and Ward End Road in Ward End, Brimingham | Google Maps

A spokesperson for WMP added: “Our thoughts are with the man’s family and friends and we'll be doing all we can to support them during this terrible time. We're keen to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time and has not already spoken to us

“We are particularly keen to hear from anyone who has any dashcam footage which could assist our investigation. You can contact us via Live Chat on our website, quoting log 3400 of 6/5/24 or email investigators direct at [email protected].

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“Road safety is a priority for us and our partners including Transport for West Midlands (TfWM), local authorities and the region’s Police and Crime Commissioner. We're working to reduce the number of people killed and seriously injured on our roads.