Birmingham & Black Country

Arrest after man hurt in Walsall 'hit and run'

A man has been arrested in connection with a hit-and-run incident which left an elderly man with head injuries.

The victim, thought to be in his 80s, remains in hospital where his condition is described as serious.

He was hit by a car as he tried to cross Lichfield Road, in Walsall, on Wednesday morning.

A 41-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving and failing to stop at the scene of a collision.

He was arrested during the early hours of Thursday.

Police would still like any witnesses to the crash to come forward.

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