Man dies after suspected hit and run

A man has been killed in a suspected hit and run on Hollybank Road in Kings Heath.

Emergency Services were called to the scene just after 4.30am this morning.

Two rapid response vehicles, two ambulance crews and the Medical Emergency Response Incident Team rushed to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews administered advanced life support on the man but despite their best efforts, he was confirmed dead at the scene.”

A vehicle has been located nearby and has been seized for forensic examination.

The road has been closed whilst an investigation is carried out and is expected to be closed for most of the day.

The number 27 bus is diverting via Haunch Lane, Wheelers Lane and Barn Lane.

Whilst the 76 is diverting via Haunch and onto Wheelers Lane and then continuing onto it’s normal line of route

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.