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'Gang violence' leaves man fighting for life and others injured after car crash

Birmingham | Crime | Published:

'Gang violence' left one man fighting for life and a number of others injured when a car hit vehicles in Birmingham.

It happened on Ravenhurst Street in Birmingham

Police received multiple 999 calls reporting a collision and people being injured.

Officers found three cars had been damaged at the scene, in the Ravenhurst Street area of Highgate at around 6.45pm yesterday.

Police say one person has been taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries. He is believed to have been involved in a collision with one of the cars.

A number of other people have been taken to hospital with injuries, and one man has been arrested.

Force Incident Manager Sean Phillips said: “We’ve got officers at the scene trying to establish what has happened. We’ve also got officers at the hospital assisting those who have been injured.

“Ravenhurst Street and Moseley Street are currently closed while the scene is examined.

“A 25 year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of wounding and is currently in custody.

“This incident is believed to be gang-related.”

Anyone with any information is urged to call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Mike Woods

By Mike Woods
Head of Editorial Digital Content, Midland News Association - @MikeWoods_Star

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