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No arrests over Molineux crash that left elderly man seriously injured

By Jordan Reynolds | Wolverhampton | News | Published:

No arrests have been made over a crash in Wolverhampton which left an elderly pedestrian seriously injured.

The crash happened on Waterloo Road outside the Leaping Wolf pub

The man suffered serious leg, head and internal injuries when he was hit by a car near Molineux on Thursday.

He was treated at the roadside before being taken to Birmingham's Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

However police have now said that the man's injuries are not believed to be life-changing.

Officers from West Midlands Police spoke to the driver of the car involved but no arrests have been made.

The collision happened outside the Leaping Wolf pub in Waterloo Road at around 1.20pm.

Officers closed part of Waterloo Road throughout the afternoon as a result and blocked off Staveley Road at its junction with Waterloo Road next to the pub.

Two ambulances, a paramedic officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance Critical Care Car went to the crash scene, where a blue Skoda was left inside the cordon.

A police spokesman said: "Our enquiries are ongoing. If you saw what happened, please contact us via Live Chat at www.west-midlands.police.uk between 8am and midnight, or call 101 anytime. Log number 1056 of 16/01/2020."

Jordan Reynolds

By Jordan Reynolds
Reporter - @jreynolds_star

Senior reporter at the Express & Star.

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