Kingstanding motorcyclist in critical condition as five are arrested after crash

A man is fighting for his life after being hit by a Ford Focus on Wednesday

A motorcyclist is in critical condition after a crash in Kingstanding on Wednesday morning (18 May).

Police are investigating after the 30-year-old man was hit by a Ford Focus on Kings Road in the early hours of the morning.He was taken to hospital, where he remains in a critical condition.

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The scene on Kings Road, Kingstanding this morning (18 May)

The occupants of the car fled the scene, but five people, aged between 15 and 34, were later arrested on suspicion of aggravated vehicle taking.They all remain in police custody.

The scene on Kings Road, Kingstanding this morning (18 May)
Kings Road, Kingstanding

A spokesman for West Midlands Police, said: “A scene remains in place as we our enquiries continue and we thank people for their patience.

“Anyone with information to contact us via Live Chat on our website or by calling 101. Please quote log number 23 of 18.05.”

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