A MAN was hit and killed by a VW Golf in a Halfords car park overnight with a 25-year-old arrested on suspicion of murder.
A 20-year-old man was found with head injuries beneath the white vehicle and died shortly after in Birmingham just before midnight yesterday.Yesterday emergency services were called to Coventry Road, Birmingham[/caption] A man was found with head injuries beneath the white vehicle and died shortly after[/caption]
Shocked witnesses arrested a 25-year-old male at the scene on suspicion of murder.
A West Midlands Police spokesperson confirmed a murder investigation had been launched after being called to the scene on Coventry Road to reports of disorder.
They said: “We arrived to find a 20-year-old man under a white VW Golf, after having apparently been run over.
“He had serious head injuries and was pronounced dead a short time later.
“Members of the public detained a 25-year-old man at the scene and he was then arrested on suspicion of murder.
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“Officers remain at the scene today as investigations continue, and are in the process of recovering CCTV from the scene.
“We are supporting the family of the victim and a post-mortem will be held in due course.
“Anyone with information has been asked to get in touch, quoting log 4720 of 9 April.”