As many of you will know, there has been a hit and run road traffic collision on the Brownhills -Walsall Wood border at Lindon Road by the old Wheel Inn yesterday evening (4th November 2019) at around 7:30pm.
A man is in a serious condition with head injuries following the incident, subsequently to which the driver of the vehicle involved failed to stop.
Police investigating the collision have posted the statement below, and I would ask anyone with information – no matter how small or insignificant it may seem – to come forward and talk to police.
I also respectfully request that people commenting on social media to note that Police have not formally identified the injured man.
My sympathies to him and his family.
West Midlands Police said:
Appeal into Walsall hit-and-run
Police are appealing for information after a man was seriously injured following a hit-and-run in Walsall last night (Monday 4 November).
The pedestrian was struck by a car on Lindon Road, Brownhills just before 7.30pm.
The vehicle left the scene and the man, believed to be in his 20s, was rushed to hospital with head injuries. He remains in a serious condition.
Enquiries are underway and officers are keen to speak to witnesses or anyone with information.
Contact police via Live Chat at www.west-midlands.pnn.police.uk between 8am and midnight or call 101 anytime. Quote log number 2206 of 4 November.
Alternatively, information can be passed to the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
Crimestoppers UK can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111. Please quote log number 82 of 24/11/2018.