Two-week-old baby dies after his pram was hit by a car

A two-week-old baby boy has died after his pram was hit by a car on a pavement this afternoon.

West Midlands Police have released a statement confirming the tragic news ‘A two-week-old baby has died after being hit by a car in Brownhills this afternoon.

‘A BMW is understood to have been involved in a collision in High Street with another car, before striking his pram at around 4pm.

‘The young boy was being pushed along the pavement by family at the time and suffered serious injuries. He was rushed to hospital but nothing could be done to save him.

‘A relative suffered a shoulder injury but nobody else was injured.

‘The driver left the scene but a 34-year-old man was arrested in Bloxwich shortly afterwards. 

‘He has been taken into custody and will be questioned on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.’