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Birmingham: Man found dead with stab wounds in crashed car

Man found in ambulance with stab wounds

Roads were closed and sidewalks cordoned off as police cordoned off the area (Image: Ryan Underwood)

A murder investigation has been launched after a man was found with stab wounds in a crashed car.

The vehicle was spotted driving “erratic” before the impact, detectives say.

Officers were first called to reports of a car crash at Metchley Lane, Birmingham, at 3pm yesterday.

Paramedics had rushed to the scene to treat the man, but he was later pronounced dead at the hospital.

Roads were closed and sidewalks cordoned off as police cordoned off the area yesterday.

Officials have now asked the public for information that could aid their investigation.

They’re looking for a man who ran away from the crashed car.

A West Midlands Police spokesman said: “Officers were present and found the man who was being treated by paramedics but unfortunately, despite their best efforts, he was later pronounced dead at hospital.

22/09/22 - Metchley Lane, HARBORNE: A man was found stabbed to death after police responded to an accident in Metchley Lane, near the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham on Thursday afternoon. The man was pronounced dead at the scene. A murder investigation is underway, with two areas covered in blue tents. One on the street covering the affected car and another on the footpath. Credit: RYAN UNDERWOOD

The man was found stabbed to death after police responded to an accident (Image: Ryan Underwood)

Police are investigating the murder of a man on Metchley Lane in Birmingham. September 23, 2022. Police have launched a murder hunt after a man with a fatal stab wound was pulled from a crashed car. See SWNS story SWMRurder. Rescue workers rushed to Metchley Lane in Birmingham on Thursday (22/9) at 3pm after a car crash. Paramedics found a man in the car who had been stabbed and took him to hospital, where he was pronounced dead. West Midlands Police have launched a murder investigation and are appealing to witnesses who saw another man run away from the crashed car.

Roads were cordoned off after the find (Image: Joseph Walshe/SWNS)

Police are investigating the murder of a man on Metchley Lane in Birmingham. September 23, 2022. Police have launched a murder hunt after a man with a fatal stab wound was pulled from a crashed car. See SWNS story SWMRurder. Rescue workers rushed to Metchley Lane in Birmingham on Thursday (22/9) at 3pm after a car crash. Paramedics found a man in the car who had been stabbed and took him to hospital, where he was pronounced dead. West Midlands Police have launched a murder investigation and are appealing to witnesses who saw another man run away from the crashed car.

Detectives are looking for information on anyone who saw a silver car being driven ‘irregularly’ (Image: Joseph Walshe/SWNS)

“Roads in the area are being cordoned off while investigations are underway to determine exactly what happened.

“We are very interested in hearing from anyone who may have seen the silver car driving erratically out of Harborne Lane prior to the accident.

“We are also very interested in tracking down a man who ran out of the car as he may have important information to help the investigation.”

Anyone with information has been asked to contact us quoting log 2423 of September 22nd.

Alternatively call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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Justin Scacco

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