A FOUR-year-old boy has died after being hit by a car in Birmingham.

West Midlands Police were called to George Road, Erdington, shortly after 6pm on Monday, May 29.

West Midlands Ambulance Service carried out treatment on the boy at the scene. He was taken to hospital but sadly died from his injuries.

The driver stopped at the scene and is currently helping police with their enquiries as they look to establish exactly what happened.

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There is a specialist team, including a family liaison officer, supporting his family at this very difficult time.

There is now an appeal for any witnesses to the crash to come forward and help police with their enquiries.

Detective sergeant Paul Hughes, from the serious collision investigation unit, said: “This is a tragedy and our thoughts are with the family of this little boy. We have a family liaison officer supporting the family as they try to come to terms with what happened.

“We are in the early stages of our investigation and we are appealing for witnesses or for anyone with dashcam footage to please contact us. The driver is helping us with our enquiries.”

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Anyone with information should contact Live Chat via the West Midlands Police website, by calling 101 quoting log number 3290 of May 29 or emailing the team directly at SCIU@westmidlands.police.uk.