Police appeal after woman hit by car and lost unborn baby in West Bromwich

West Midlands Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman sustained serious injuries and lost her unborn baby after being hit by a car in Hill Top, West Bromwich.

The driver left the scene of the collision which took place shortly before 7.30pm on 18 February. The woman sustained serious injuries.

She was also six months pregnant at the time and tragically lost her unborn baby.

A 25-year-old man was later arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving. He has been released pending further investigation. PC John Williams, road traffic investigator, said:

“We are appealing for witnesses who may have seen a BMW 1 series car and an Audi TT in the area of Tildasley Street and Old Meeting Street, near Aldi at about 7.22pm on 18 Feb or at the junction of Old Meeting Street and New Swan Street.

"I am interested in hearing from anyone who witnessed the vehicles waiting at the traffic lights, whose attention might have been drawn towards them.

“We would like to hear from people with dashcam footage or anyone with any information to please get in touch. “

Enquiries are ongoing and anyone with information can contact officers via Live Chat, or by calling 101 and quoting log 3535 of 18/2/24.


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