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Tributes have been pouring in after the tragic death of Rebecca McManus, who was killed after a car ploughed into a bus stop in Hagley Road West on Saturday.
Police have named a young woman who was killed in a car crash over the weekend as Rebecca McManus.
Officers were called to Hagley Road West at just before 7:50pm on Saturday (31 May), after a car ploughed into a bus stop and hit two women.
21-year-old Rebecca was treated by medical staff but died at the scene.
The other woman, also aged 21, was seriously hurt and is in hospital in a critical condition.
A 32-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and is continuing to help police with their enquiries.
A Birmingham resident who witnessed the fatal collision at a bus-stop near Beechwood Road, has described how the driver 'lost control'.
Furquan Shamsi claims the car had been travelling at high speed before the crash:
Sergeant Paul Hughes, in charge of the police investigation, said:
A 32-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving after a woman died and a second was critically injured when a car smashed into a Birmingham bus stop on Saturday night.
A woman in her 20's - yet to be named - was killed when a car mounted the pavement after leaving Hagley Road West on the inter-city carriageway, near Beechwood Road at around 8pm.
There were several witnesses to the tragedy and her family have been informed.
The second woman was rushed to Queen Elizabeth Hospital with serious injuries and her condition is still critical.