Yesterday afternoon police were alerted to a road traffic collision that happened on Popes Lane, Kings Norton at 8.10am in the morning (12 June).

It’s believed a car described as a silver BMW clipped the back wheel of a bike, knocking over a 14-year-old boy whilst on his way to school. The driver spoke to the youngster, reportedly without exiting the vehicle, and checked he was okay before driving off.

The teenager was assisted to St Thomas Aquinas Catholic School by a member public and later attended hospital, where it was revealed that he may have sustained a fractured wrist – but can’t be confirmed until the bruising and swelling have subsided.

If, as a driver, your vehicle is involved in a road-traffic accident/collision on a road or public place, it is a legal requirement that you stop and provide your personal and vehicle details.

If you don’t, you must report the accident to the police within 24 hours (this does not mean you have 24 hours in which to report the accident) – for more information please see here.

Enquires are on-going and anyone with any information is asked to call police on 101, quoting log number 1185 of 12 June. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or visit www.crimestoppers-uk.org 

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