Birmingham City Footballer Arrested Over Hit-And-Run

Footballer Marlon King has been arrested in connection with a hit-and-run crash near London's West End just after midnight on Saturday, according to the BBC.

Police responded to a call that a car had struck a pedestrian at Bishops Bridge Road at the junction with Eastbourne Terrace at 00:006 on Saturday.

The vehicle involved failed to stop.

A man in his late 40s was injured in the incident and was treated at a central London hospital for a head injuries.

A Met spokeswoman said: "A 33-year-old man was subsequently arrested by officers from City of London Police on suspicion of failing to stop at the scene of a road traffic collision and taken to a central London police station.

"He has been bailed to mid-September pending further inquiries."


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