Third man dies after car hits tree

A third man has died after a car carrying four hit a tree in Birmingham yesterday.

Police arrived at the scene on Bristol Road at 4.15am yesterday morning to find a MG ZR had crashed into a tree.

Two 24-year-old men, were pronounced dead at the scene, the third man, a 26-year-old who died today, was taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital in a critical condition.

The driver of the car was treated for minor injuries at the scene and then taken to hospital.

Police are appealing for witnesses.