E-scooter hit-and-run in Birmingham: man left with serious injuries

Police are appeal for witnesses following collision in Newtown

West Midlands Police are appealing for witnesses following a hit and run in Birmingham that has left a young man with serious injuries.

The collision happened in Newtown at around 4.30pm yesterday (Sunday June 12).

The 19-year-old was riding his e-scooter along New Town Row near Dixie Chicken, when he was hit by a motorbike.

He was taken to hospital with serious injuries and remains in a critical condition.

The motorcyclist, who failed to stop, is believed to have been with a large group of other motorcyclists and quad bike riders who were seen heading out of the city.

Officers have been in the area carrying out CCTV and local enquiries and speaking to witnesses.

New Town Row, Newtown, Birmingham

Detective Sergeant Paul Hughes from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: "I would appeal directly to those quad bike riders to do the right thing and get in touch as soon as possible.

"Similarly if anyone was in the area at the time and has dash-cam footage I would ask them to check their video to see if they have caught any relevant footage on camera.”

Anyone with information to contact us via Live Chat on our website or by calling 101. Please quote log number 2567 of 12 June

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