Man still in serious condition after being hit by car in Smethwick

By Dayna Farrington | Smethwick | News | Published:

A man remains in hospital in a serious condition after he was hit by a car in Smethwick.

Rolfe Street, near the junction with Tollhouse Way. Photo: Google Street View

The crash took place in Rolfe Street, at the junction with Tollhouse Way, just before noon on Saturday.

The 41-year-old victim sustained serious injuries to his head and legs in the collision, which took place near Smethwick Rolfe Street station.

A 22-year-old man who was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs has since been released under investigation.

In a statement on Monday, a spokesman for West Midlands Police said: "The injured man remains in a serious but stable condition.

"The man arrested has been released under investigation while enquiries continue."

Anyone with information is asked to call West Midlands Police on 101, quoting log number 1718 of September 12.

Dayna Farrington

By Dayna Farrington
Senior reporter based at Wolverhampton

Reporter for the Express & Star based at Wolverhampton.

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