Man and woman are killed after car smashes into wall in the West Midlands 


Man and woman are killed and two people seriously injured after car smashes into wall in the West Midlands

  • Man and a woman in their 20s died when car they were in crashed into a wall
  • Two other people, the driver and a passenger, are said to have serious injuries
  •  The crash took place at around 2am this morning in Solihull, West Midlands

A man and a woman were killed and two people were left seriously injured after a car smashed into a wall in the West Midlands overnight.

The pair, in their 20s, were travelling in a grey Mercedes A200 which hit a wall in Solihull in the early hours this morning. 

Police collision investigators, forensics and detectives were at the scene in a Solihull cul-du-sac examining and taking pictures today. 

A man and a woman were declared dead at the scene of a crash in the early hours after a car they were in crashed into a wall in Solihull, West Midlands

Forensics and police collision investigators were at the scene this morning

Investigators examined the scene and took pictures

Forensics and police collision investigators were at the scene this morning examining and taking pictures

The man and woman were pronounced dead at the scene after the crash took place at around 2am. 

The other two occupants, the driver and a passenger, were taken to hospital with serious injuries. 

Blue screens were then put up around the site earlier this morning to block the view of the vehicle.    

Detective Sergeant Paul Hughes, who is leading the investigation, said: ‘This is a tragic time for the families of those involved and we have specially trained officers who will be supporting them through the difficult time ahead.

A blue screen was erected earlier this morning to block the view of the car

A blue screen was erected earlier this morning to block the view of the car

The other two people in the car, the driver and a passenger, were rushed to hospital with serious injuries

The other two people in the car, the driver and a passenger, were rushed to hospital with serious injuries

‘The investigation is at a really early stage, and we’re trying to establish exactly what happened and why.

‘I’d urge anyone who saw the Mercedes driving in the area last night, or who may have captured anything on dash-cam footage, to get in touch with us as soon as possible.’

Anyone with information can contact West Midlands Police via 101 quoting log 378 of 13 December.

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