Birmingham & Black Country

Pedestrian died in Great Barr road accident

An elderly pedestrian died when he was knocked down in Birmingham, the ambulance service said.

Emergency services were called to Ferndale Avenue, in Great Barr, during Wednesday morning.

A spokesman for West Midlands Ambulance Service said the man died at the scene.

A car driver involved in the accident, which took place close to a school, was left extremely distressed but not injured, the ambulance spokesman added.

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