Emergency services respond to serious collision

Emergency services are currently at the scene of a fatal road traffic collision. Initial indications are that a toddler has been struck by a car.

Police were alerted to the incident on Rookery Road at the junction of Mervyn Road in Handsworth at 10.15am today (Friday 3 May) following a call from the ambulance service.

Officers were immediately dispatched and the driver of a Vauxhall Astra which stopped at the scene is helping officers with their inquiries.

Specialist collision investigators are at the scene and Rookery Road remains closed while forensic examinations take place.

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