Three arrested after girl dies in 4x4 crash

Click to follow
The Independent Online

Three men were arrested today after the death of a 14-year-old girl who was injured when a 4x4 vehicle crashed into a lamppost.

West Midlands Police said the men were detained on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving following the accident outside a filling station in the Moseley area of Birmingham at around 1am.

A police spokeswoman said the girl died in hospital after suffering serious injuries when a Jeep Cherokee struck the post in Alcester Road.

A man aged 25 was also taken to hospital with minor injuries and has since been released.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or anyone with information is urged to call the road policing unit at Woodbridge Road, Moseley, on 0845 113 5000.