Child In Suspected Hit And Run

A 5-year-old girl is critically ill in hospital after being knocked down in a suspected hit and run in Birmingham last night (October 23).

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5-year old fighting for her life

A five-year-old girl is fighting for her life tonight after being knocked down in a suspected hit-and-run.

She was struck by a car on College Road, Kingstanding, in Birmingham at about 6.30pm today after becoming separated from her mother and wandering into the carriageway.

The car was heading towards Chester Hill and failed to stop after the collision. The girl was taken to hospital with multiple injuries. Part of College Road near the fire station was closed off while police examined the scene.

We're appealing for the driver of the vehicle to contact us.We'd like to also talk to anyone who saw the collision or can help us trace the vehicle and the driver

– Sergeant Ferris Hatheson, West Midlands Police

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