A police investigation is under way after a man was seriously injured having been hit by a car in West Bromwich last night, which failed to stop at the scene.
Initial enquiries suggest that a local man, believed to be in his 40s, was crossing Hill Top when he was hit by a car.
The vehicle failed to stop at the scene and a large-scale policing operation is now under way to find the driver responsible.
A 25-year-old West Bromwich man was arrested at 9am this morning from his home on suspicion of failing to stop at the scene of a road traffic collision. He remains in police custody while officers continue to appeal for witnesses.