From West Midlands Police:

A Birmingham man has died in a collision on Bristol Road South at the junction with Cob Lane [by Bournville Lane police station] just after 11pm last night (1 April).

The 26-year-old was driving a black Peugeot which failed to stop for police traffic officers and crashed a short time later. The man, who was on his own in the vehicle, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The road remained closed for several hours while emergency services attended and reopened just after 7am today.

The force’s Professional Standards Department has informed the IPCC, as is normal procedure in a collision where a police vehicle is involved.

Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to call the Collision Investigation Unit on 101.


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