McDonald’s worker, 18, is seriously injured in ‘hit-and-run’ after Mercedes ploughed into him ‘as he stepped out for his lunchbreak’ in Birmingham
- A McDonald’s employee, 18, taking his break was injured in a hit-and-run
- A speeding Mercedez-AMG struck the teenager in Oldbury, West Midlands
- He was taken to hospital and his injuries are not believed to be life-threatening
An 18-year-old McDonald’s worker was last night hit by a car after he left to go to the shop while on his break.
The teenager, who has not been named, was taken to hospital after being injured by a speeding Mercedes-AMG at the junction of Hagley Road West and Wolverhampton Road in Oldbury, near Birmingham at around 11.40pm.
Emergency services were called and he was taken to hospital.
A teenager was hit by a speeding Mercedez at the junction of Hagley Road West and Wolverhampton Road in Oldbury, near Birmingham
The driver abandoned the car and fled the scene, police have said
His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.
The driver abandoned the car and fled the scene, police have said.
A McDonald’s spokesperson said: ‘We are aware of the incident which took place close to our restaurant on Hagley Road last night, and we are supporting the police with their investigation.
The police is appealing for anyone with information to come forward, especially if they were there or may have dash cam footage
‘We have been in touch with the family of the member of our team who was injured and offered our support.’
West Midlands Police is appealing for information following the hit-and-run.
A statement on its website says: ‘We’ve spoken to a number of witnesses and are carrying out CCTV and other enquiries to identify who was behind the wheel.’
‘We’re keen to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time and may have dash cam footage.
The 18-year-old McDonald’s worker was last night hit by a car as he was going to the shop while on his break
‘The section of road was closed for a number of hours but has now re-opened.
‘Anyone with information can contact us via Live Chat on our website or by calling 101. Quote log 4980 of 10/12/21.’
MailOnline has reached out to the West Midlands Police and the West Midlands Ambulance Service for more information.