Teenage pedestrian dies five days after collision in Warley

A teenager has died following a collision in Warley last weekend

A 17-year-old local boy was taken to hospital with life threatening injuries after a black Ford Kuga and a Mercedes collided on Hartswood Road around 2.30pm on Saturday September 19.

The boy, who was a pedestrian, died of his injuries yesterday, Thursday September 24.

Senior Investigating Officer, Inspector Mark Fraser reiterated his thanks to those who helped following the collision and expressed his deepest sympathies to the family of the teenager: “First and foremost, my thoughts and condolences go to the family and friends of the young man, who very sadly died.

“I would like to again thank those who assisted at the scene following the collision and for everyone who has come forward to help us with our enquiries. 

“Please can I urge anyone who has information about the incident and is yet to contact us, to please get in contact us either by calling 101 or emailing [email protected].

“When providing any information pleased reference incident 648 of 19 Sept.”

Jack Madel, 28, of no fixed address, had already been charged with causing serious injury by dangerous driving, causing serious injury by driving while disqualified, failing to stop after an accident, and driving without insurance.

Those charges will now be reviewed.

A second man, a 27-year-old man from Billericay, has been arrested in connection with the collision and remains in hospital with serious injuries.

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Mick Ferris

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