Images released after driver hit by speeding Audi in West Midlands

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West Midlands Police responded to reports of street racing across the force yesterday

Images of a vehicle were released yesterday (October 4) after an innocent driver was struck by a speeding Audi in the West Midlands.

West Midlands Police responded to reports of street racing across the force. WMP said on X, formerly Twitter: “#OPHERCULES - This is what we are trying to prevent by attending reports of street racing.”

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The occupants of the Audi ran off and West Midlands Police are conducting enquiries to locate the fleeing driver. Police said on X, formerly Twitter that the other driver received minor injuries.

Another car was recovered after reports of street racing last night.

West Midlands Police traffic wrote on X, formerly Twitter: “We are responding to reports of street racing across the force. This car has have seized for breaching a S.59 warning and also being uninsured. WARNING - Cars we see racing will be stung to protect the public.” West Midlands Police did not specify which part of the West Midlands the incidents took place.

Section 59 of the Police Reform Act 2002 grants police the power to stop, seize, and remove a motor vehicle when a vehicle is used in a manner that causes alarm, distress, disturbance or exhibits dangerous behaviour.

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