Appeal following two car collision in Shirley

Police are currently investigating following a two-car collision on Yardley Wood Road, Shirley just before 10am this morning (14 February).

A man in his 70s was taken to hospital with serious injuries where he remains in a stable condition.

A 32-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of theft of a motor vehicle, dangerous driving and drink driving. He remains in police custody this afternoon.

Enquiries are on-going to trace a second man who left the scene before officers arrived.

Sergeant Alan Hands, from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: “I would appeal to anyone who witnessed the collision and hasn’t already spoken to us, or has CCTV or dash-cam footage to get in touch.”

Anyone with information can contact us via Live Chat at between 8am and midnight, call 101 anytime quoting log 694 14 February or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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