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38-year-old man killed in city centre road collision is named

38-year-old Alex Knight. Photo: Family handout.

A 38-year-old man who was killed in a collision on Bristol Street in Birmingham has been named as Alex Knight.

Police believe that he was crossing the road at the junction of Bristol Street and Belgrave Middleway when he was hit by a black Seat Leon just after 1.30am on Saturday morning (1 December).

A 21-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and has since been released under investigation while enquiries continue.

Alex's family have released the following statement:

We are distraught at the tragic loss of our beloved son, brother and partner and ask that our family are given the privacy to grieve at this time.

– Alex Knight's family

Detective Sergeant Alan Hands from West Midlands Police said:

We are investigating the circumstances leading to this tragic event and have spoken to a number of witnesses already.

There were several stationary cars on Bristol Street at the time, I would urge those drivers to get in touch if they have any information.

The family are receiving support from family liaison officers and our thoughts are them at this very sad time.

– Sergeant Alan Hands, West Midlands Police

Officers are urging anyone who saw what happened or has any information to come forward.