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Police are appealing for information after a five-year-old boy tragically died after being hit by a bin lorry in Walsall.
It happened on West Bromwich Road, near the junction with The Broadway, at just before 10am yesterday (17 July).
Spokesperson said “ The boy was sadly confirmed dead shortly afterwards and we’ll have specialist officers supporting his family during this devastating time. Our thoughts are with them and his friends.”
“The driver of the lorry remained at the scene and is helping with our enquiries into exactly what happened.”
Police are keen to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time and has not already spoken to our officers. We’re also asking for you to send us any dash cam footage from the area at the time.
Please contact police via Live Chat on our website west-midlands.police.uk or by calling 101. Quote log 1237 of 17 July.