Man charged as 79 year old in critical condition following Druids Heath hit and run

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A man was set to appear before Birmingham Magistrates today on charges relating to a serious hit-and-run collision in Druids Heath on Monday (22nd October).

30 year old Andre Adams of Aston is charged with causing serious injury by dangerous driving and failing to stop following the collision in Alcester Road South at around 10.25pm on Monday night.

A 79 year old man from Moseley was crossing the road when he was struck by a van. Rosewelth Gordon remains in a critical condition in hospital.

Adams was arrested yesterday (Wednesday 24th October) and a vehicle was recovered.

Following the arrest, Detective Sergeant Alan Wood, from the West Midlands Police’s serious collision investigation unit, said: “This is a significant step forward in our investigation although our enquiries continue.

“Rosewelth remains in a critical condition and we are still trying to trace his relatives to keep them updated on developments. We would ask them to get in touch with us as soon as possible.

“Despite this arrest, we still need anyone with information to come forward which can assist with our enquiries.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit at West Midlands Police on Live Chat at www.west-midlands.police.uk (8am – midnight) or to call 101 or email FL_COLLISION_INVEST@west-midlands.pnn.police.uk any time. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or visit www.crimestoppers-uk.org Please quote log 2713 from 22 October.

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