Highgate Road closed after man is taken to hospital following hit and run in Sparkbrook

Drivers are being urged to avoid the area following the incident

A man has been taken to hospital this morning (January 24) following a hit and run in Sparkbrook.

Highgate Road was closed from Hayden Circus to Woodfield Road following the collision.

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The road has now reopened.

The man, in his 40s, was hit by a car which left the scene - he is now in critical condition in hospital.

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