1. ITV Report

Mother and baby hit-and-run CCTV appeal

This is believed to be a man involved in a hit-and-run where a woman and her four day old baby were struck by a car.

Officers investigating the incident on the A34 Walsall Road in Great Barr, have released the CCTV in an appeal for information.

At around 6pm on Saturday (23 September) a 28-year-old woman was crossing the road with her four-day-old baby in a pram when they were hit by a passing car.

Both mother and baby were taken to hospital. The 28-year-old remains in hospital in a critical condition and the baby was kept in hospital as a precaution.

The driver of the car ran off in the direction of Dyas Avenue.

Detective Sergeant Paul Hughes, from the West Midlands Police Collision Investigation Unit, said:

This investigation is in its early stages and we are trying to establish exactly what happened. I would appeal to anyone who witnessed the collision and hasn’t yet spoken to police to make contact.

The vehicle involved was a blue Mazda MPS Aero Sports registration number DV07 MWN. If anyone can provide information about this vehicle and its use I would like to hear from them.

I would also appeal directly to the driver to do the right thing; come forward and speak to us now.

– West Midlands Police, Detective Sergeant Paul Hughes