Man dies in moped crash in Cotteridge in south Birmingham - can you help police?

A moped driver collided with a silver Mercedes car on Pershore Road last night (June 27)

A man has died following a collision last night on Pershore Road in Birmingham.

West Midlands Police said that the moped rider collided with a silver Mercedes car near the junction with Cotteridge Road at around 8pm.

Emergency first aid was performed on the 27-year-old in the street before he was transferred to hospital but sadly he was pronounced dead shortly after his arrival.

Police have notified the man’s next of kin and a specialist family liaison officer is offering them support at this tragic time.

Pershore Road, Cotteridge

The driver of the Mercedes stopped at the scene and provided a negative breath and drug test; officers said they will be speaking to them again at a later date as enquiries progress.

Police have also seized the car and moped as part of their investigation.

Officers are asking for anyone who saw what happened or has dash-cam footage of the car and moped before the collision to get in touch.

Please message them on Live Chat through the West Midlands Police website or call 101. Please quote log number 3614 from 27 June

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