Girl, 17, arrested for attempted murder after car ‘driven at’ pedestrians

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Police in Birmingham have arrested a 17-year-old girl on suspicion of attempted murder after a car was allegedly driven deliberately at pedestrians.

The car hit two teenagers before hitting two others in the Selly Park area of the city.

West Midlands Police said a Renault Captur was allegedly driven at a 16-year-old girl and a man, 19, following an argument on Pershore Road just after 1pm on Friday afternoon.

The two teenagers suffered cuts and bruises before the car then smashed into a bus stop injured another two people.

A 58-year-old woman stood at the bus stop suffered a shattered pelvis in the crash and remains in a serious condition in hospital awaiting an operation to help treat her injuries.

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The second woman, also waiting at the bus stop, fortunately, suffered just minor injuries.

Police closed the street for several hours between Selly Wick Road and Kensington Road but have since reopened it to traffic.

West Midlands Police said a girl, 17, was arrested a short time later on suspicion of attempted murder.

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