From West Midlands Police:
A MAN has died after being struck by a truck on Redditch Road in Kings Norton.
Police were alerted to the incident near to the Man on the Moon pub by a member of the public who dialled 999 at around 3.40pm this afternoon (Tuesday 16 October).
Officers and other emergency services raced to the scene but it was clear that nothing could be done to save the man whose next of kin have been informed.
Roads in the area remain closed while specialist collision reconstruction officers examine the scene. Diversions are in place but drivers and pedestrians are advised to avoid the area.
Anyone who witnessed the incident and has not yet spoken to police should call officers from the force’s Collision Investigation Unit on 101.
More details as we get them…