Birmingham & Black Country

Man driven at deliberately in Moseley is critically hurt

Moseley Road Image copyright Google
Image caption The incident happened at the junction of Brighton Road and Moseley Road

A man was left critically injured after being intentionally driven at in a Birmingham street, police say.

The incident happened at about 16:30 BST on Tuesday at a junction in the Moseley area of the city.

It was initially reported to police as a serious road collision but enquiries led the West Midlands force to believe the victim, 35, was deliberately targeted and "left for dead".

A 43-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.

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Police say the Washwood Heath resident has been released "under investigation" while enquiries continue.

The injured man has undergone surgery for a serious head injury and his condition is described by police as critical.

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