Arrest After Pub Hit And Run

2 November 2014, 10:01

A man is being questioned by police after two others were hit by a car outside a pub in Wolverhampton.

The pair were outside the Workers Rest pub, Union Street, Willenhall when they were hit at 00.30am on Saturday 1st November. 

One of the men, a 41-year-old is in a critical condition in hospital with serious head and neck injuries, whilst a 25-year-old suffered minor cuts and bruises.

West Midlands Police say the two men were struck by a silver E Class Mercedes registration YG64 VZK which police have not yet recovered. 

A 27-year-old Wolverhampton man was arrested on suspicion of attempt murder and remains in custody. 

Detective Inspector Phil Asquith, from force CID, said: "We are investigating the circumstances that led up to this collision and we are anxious to trace the Mercedes as part of our enquiries." 

Anyone with information is asked to contact Wolverhampton Police on 101 or the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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