Pensioner dies after hit & run

An 80-year-old woman has died after being knocked down in a hit & run in the Yardley area of Birmingham. A 26-year-old man has been arrested.

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Scene of fatal hit & run in Birmingham

The junction of Yew Tree Lane and Coventry Road in Yardley Credit: ITV Central

This is the scene of a fatal hit & run in Yardley in Birmingham in which an 80-year-old woman died.

She was hit near a pedestrian crossing on the junction of Yew Tree Lane and Coventry Road at 11:30am on Saturday 16 February.

She suffered multiple injuries which led to a cardiac arrest.

A 26-year-old man handed himself into police last night and is being question by officers.

Sand and wreckage marks the spot of the hit & run Credit: ITV Central
The woman was hit by a car not far from a pedestrian crossing Credit: ITV Central

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