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Teenager, 15, seriously injured after being hit by car in West Bromwich

By Dayna Farrington | West Bromwich | News | Published: | Last Updated:

A teenager has suffered a serious head injury after being hit by a car in the Black Country.

Emergency services were called to Walsall Road, in West Bromwich, just after 6pm on Friday night.

The 15-year-old girl was rushed to hospital with a serious head injury.

She remained in hospital on Saturday afternoon.

Walsall Road, in West Bromwich. Photo: Google Maps

A man arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving at the scene has been released pending further enquiries.

West Midlands Police officers have launched an investigation and are appealing for any witnesses to come forward.

A spokesman for the force said: "We are investigating after a teenager was hit by a car on Walsall Road, West Bromwich, just after 6pm on Friday night.

"The 15-year-old girl was taken to hospital with a serious head injury, where she remains today.

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"A 28-year-old man who was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving at the scene, has been released pending further enquiries.

"Enquiries continue and anyone with information who has not yet spoken to police, is urged to contact us."

Anyone with information is asked to call West Midlands Police on 101, quoting log number 3658 of September 11.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Dayna Farrington

By Dayna Farrington
Senior reporter based at Wolverhampton

Reporter for the Express & Star based at Wolverhampton.

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