West Midlands Police are reporting on Twitter that 15 people may be injured after a 10 car collision on the A45 Coventry Road in Yardley, Birmingham.
10 car collision on the A45 Coventry Road, near the Swan Shopping Centre, at 5.10pm - avoid the area if possible, large queues expected.From @WMPolice on Twitter:
Understood up to 15 people may be injured - no details on severity of injuries - in the collision that occurred in the underpass by TescoFrom @WMPolice on Twitter:
A45 Coventry Rd carriageway into the city has been blocked - officers directing traffic. Take extra care on the roads after the snow flurryFrom @WMPolice on Twitter:
Police investigating the murder of a former soldier in Yardley, have bailed three people who were arrested in connection with the death.
A 39 year old man, 39 year old woman and a 17 year old have been bailed while officers continue to investigate the murder of 64 year old Brian Farmer.
Mr Farmer's body was found by police at 6.10pm Saturday 19 May. It is believed his body may have been there for some days.
A post mortem has proved inconclusive and police are awaiting the results of further tests.
– DI Warren Hines, West Midlands Police Force CID
I want to reassure the local community that investigations are ongoing into Brian's death. This is a complex inquiry, where we need to ascertain what the circumstances are leading up to his death, his lifestyle and the people he associated with."
"We are appealing for people who may have known Brian and his movements in the days leading up to his death to come forward."
Anyone with information should contact Force CID on 101 or call Crimestoppers 0800 555 111.
Three people have been arrested on suspicion of murder after the death of a 67-year-old man in Yardley, Birmingham.
He was found in a flat in Coventry Road, Yardley on Saturday.
a 17-year-old and two people aged 39 are being questioned.
Reports of A45 Coventry Road Westbound in Yardley blocked. Heavy traffic due to accident at A4040 Yardley Road (Swan Island).