Woman arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving as daughter killed in crash

The crash occurred in Selly Oak, Birmingham on Thursday

Ben Tufft
Friday 01 May 2015 11:02
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A woman has been arrested on suspicion of death by dangerous driving and child neglect after her two-year-old daughter was killed in a car crash.

A car hit a tree in Selly Oak, Birmingham at about 4pm on Thursday and police attended the scene.

Witnesses and paramedics provided CPR to the young girl, who was on the back seat of the car at the time of the collision, but she was pronounced dead at hospital.

The other four passengers in the vehicle, including the mother, sustained minor injuries.

A post mortem examination will take place to determine the nature of the death.

West Midlands Police are appealing for anyone with information to contact them.

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