Man arrested over fatal Birmingham hit-and-run

A man has been arrested after a 22-year-old was killed in a hit-and-run in Birmingham city centre today.

Police said that a 21-year-old from Bromford had been arrested at an address in Bordesley on suspicion of death by dangerous driving.

A car has been seized for forensic examination.

A 22-year-old man died following the fatal collision outside the Solomon Cutler pub in Broad Street at 5.15am today.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “On arrival at the scene crews found a man who was in a critical condition. Emergency medical treatment was carried out immediately and continued en-route to City hospital.

“Unfortunately despite best efforts of ambulance personnel and hospital medics nothing could be done to save the man and he was confirmed deceased at hospital.”