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Man arrested after suspected hit and run

The crash happened on Lichfield Road in Walsall. Credit: Google Maps

A man has been arrested after a suspected hit and run which left a pensioner with serious injuries.

The victim, believed to be in his 80s, sustained severe head injuries and remains in a serious condition in hospital.

The 41-year-old is currently being questioned on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving and failing to stop at the scene of a collision.


Walsall man jailed for trying to hire hitman to kill ex-wife

A man from Walsall who tried to hire a hit-man to murder his ex-wife whilst living in California has been jailed for nine years.

William John Wallace was involved in a custody battle with the mother of his children, when he offered someone $30,000 - about £24,000 - to murder her, unaware that he was actually speaking to an undercover detective. Melissa Wright reports.

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