Birmingham couple killed in hit-and-run leave five young children behind

A 2-week-old baby boy has been killed after a car hit his pram.

West Midlands baby boy killed after car hits pram. West Midlands Police said his pram was hit by a BMW after it collided with another vehicle. The incident happened yesterday afternoon (Sunday) in Brownhills High Street. The boy was being pushed in his buggy by family along the pavement when the car hit them. One member of the family received a shoulder injury in the incident.

The boy was rushed to hospital but nothing could be done to save him as he had suffered serious injuries. According to police the 34-year-old driver fled the scene but was arrested a short time later. He is currently being questioned by police. Sergeant Mark Crozier said “A baby has tragically died and we’ll be doing all we can to support his family during this deeply devastating time.

We’re in the process of speaking to witnesses and establishing the circumstances around this collision. I would ask anyone who was in the area, and has information which can assist our inquiries, to come forward. We understand the shock this will have caused but I would ask people not to speculate on what happened.”

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