20/03/2015

Teenager Hit By Police Car Dies From Injuries

A teenage boy hit by a police car in Birmingham on Wednesday night has died in hospital.

Named as 16-year-old Harry Kirkham, he was hit by a patrol car outside a police station in Sutton New Road, Erdington, at about 21:00.

West Midlands Police have confirmed the teenager was with his brother and a friend and had just left a local church. The officer is understood to have been on a routine patrol at the time of the incident.

An full investigation has been launched and the Independent Police Complaints Commission has been informed.

(MH/CD)

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