Man charged with murder after death of van driver in collision

A man has been charged with murder after a van driver was killed in a collision with a car.

Daniel Blount, 31, was fatally injured in the crash on the afternoon of April 25, in which his two passengers were seriously hurt, West Midlands Police said.

The car which collided with the Ford Transit van did not stop at the scene on Kingstanding Road, Kingstanding, Birmingham.

Andre Thomas, 25, of Cradley Croft, Handsworth, was charged with murder on Thursday and is also accused of wounding two other men with intent.

He will appear at Birmingham Magistrates Court on Friday after being arrested on Wednesday evening, the force said.

Police are still urging witnesses to come forward.