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Baby taken to hospital after pushchair hit by car

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A baby in a pushchair has been hit by a car in Darlaston.

The baby has been taken to hospital but their condition is not known at the moment.

West Midlands Police said:

"Police have closed Pinfold Street in Darlaston following a collision between a car and a pushchair this morning. The collision took place at 10.15am."

– West Midlands Police.
Police have closed Pinfold Street in Darlaston following the collision. Credit: Google Earth.

Appeal after 22-year-old dies in collision

Ryan Coney Credit: West Midlands Police

Police are appealing for information after a man died when a car hit a wall in Pelsall, Walsall last night (11 February).

West Midlands Police were called to reports a blue Suzuki Swift had struck a wall in Lichfield Road at 7pm.

A passenger in the car, 22-year-old local man Ryan Coney, was confirmed dead at the scene.

In a statement his family said:

He was a keen and talented footballer who was much loved by all who were blessed to have met him.

– Family Statement

Three others in the car suffered non-life threatening injuries.

Officers are appealing for anyone with information and may have seen the vehicle in the lead up to the collision to come forward.

Sergeant Alan Hands, from the West Midlands Police Collision Investigation Unit, said:

A young man has sadly lost his life and we have specialist officers offering his family support.

– West Midlands Police, Sergeant Alan Hands


Man arrested after woman's body found at her home

Police are on the scene Credit: PA

Police have arrested a man on suspicion of murder after a woman was found with fatal stab wounds at her home in Walsall this morning.

Police and ambulance crews were called to Gomer Street in Willenhall, just before midday and the woman was pronounced dead at the scene. The scene has been cordoned off while forensic examinations take place.

The 46-year-old local man was arrested and remains in police custody.

Detectives are not looking for anyone else in connection with the woman’s death.

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