Police hunting a hit and run driver who caused a pensioner to suffer very serious injuries have seized the car believed to be involved.
The 70-year old woman was hit this morning at around 11:30am on Coventry Road in Yardley. Inquiries led officers to the Olton area of Solihull where they found a damaged blue Vauxhall Astra.
Forensic experts are now examining the car.
We have seized a car which we believe the suspect was driving at the time – we are following up further leads in the hope of tracking him down.
The driver is understood to be an Asian or mixed-race male.
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