Man in 20s dies after car crashes into tree in Selly Park

Police are appealing for information following the crash

Bristol Road and Eastern Road junction, Selly Oak (Google street view image)

A man has died and two people have been injured after a car hit a tree on Bristol Road in Selly Park in the early hours of this morning (1 December).

Police were called just before 12.30am to the road, near the junction with Eastern Road.

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The driver, aged 20, was found in a critical condition but died on the way to hospital.

Two passengers also sustained serious injuries and are currently at hospital.

The road heading out of Birmingham is currently closed and is expected to be shut until midday.

Police are appealing for information following the crash.

A statement from West Midlands police read: “We’re working hard to find out how the collision happened. If you were in the area at the time and either saw what happened or have dash cam footage, please get in touch.”

Police can be contacted via Live Chat at 8am – midnight or call 101 anytime. To remain 100% anonymous, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 - quoting log 48 of 01/12/1.

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