A man has been charged with perverting the course of justice in connection with a hit-and-run which claimed the life of a woman in Handsworth.
Darren Holness, aged 47, of Leonard Road, Handsworth, was due to appear before Birmingham magistrates today (14 November) after being charged as part of the investigation into the death of Krishna Devi Droch.
The 62-year-old was hit as she crossed Rookery Road near its junction with Soho Road in Handsworth at around 11am on Thursday, 9 November.
Three other people were arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and have since been released pending further investigation.
Police believe three cars were involved in the incident and are continuing appeal for witnesses to contact them.
Detective Sergeant Paul Hughes, from the force’s collision investigation unit, said: