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Renewed appeal for witnesses to fatal Wolverhampton crash

By Dayna Farrington | Wolverhampton | News | Published:

Police have made a direct appeal to other drivers who may have witnessed a fatal crash in Wolverhampton.

Police at the scene of the crash on Parkfield Road. Photo: SnapperSK

Emergency services rushed to the scene in Parkfield Road at around 6.50am on Thursday, after two people were hit by a red Peugeot 207.

A 43-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene and a 55-year-old woman remains in hospital with serious injuries.

A 22-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and has been released under investigation while enquiries continue.

Officers have gathered dashcam and CCTV footage from near the scene, but West Midlands Police is now appealing to drivers who were in the area at the time and witnessed what happened.

Sergeant Dean Caswell, from the force's Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: "We know there were a number of drivers in the area at the time and we need them to come forward.

"You could be important witnesses as we continue to establish the circumstances around this collision, which has tragically claimed a man’s life and left another woman seriously injured."

Anyone with information can contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit by calling 101, quoting log number 315 of December, or emailing fl_collision_invest@west-midlands.pnn.police.uk.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or at crimestoppers-uk.org

Dayna Farrington

By Dayna Farrington
Senior reporter based at Wolverhampton

Reporter for the Express & Star based at Wolverhampton.

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