Heartwarming tributes have poured in for a man who was fatally hit by a car in Walsall.
Robert Davis was struck by a silver Mitsubishi Colt near the train station car park in Bescot Crescent – the driver left the scene.
The 57-year-old victim was rushed to hospital but despite medics’ best efforts, he died shortly after his arrival on January 14.
In a heartwarming tribute, his family have described him as ‘loving’ and ‘caring’.
They said: “Robert was the most loving, caring husband, step-father, brother and friend anyone could wish for.
“He has left a massive hole in our lives and will be loved and missed forever. We appeal to anyone who has any information to please get in touch with West Midlands Police.”
On social media networks, tributes to Robert have flooded in.
One commenter on Facebook said: “God rest his soul, RIP.”
Another added: “So so sad…tragic…my thoughts are with his family. RIP”
A third commented: “Heart goes out to his family.”
West Midlands Police has confirmed that a man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving in connection with the incident.
An appeal has been launched for anyone who may have seen a badly damaged silver Mitsubishi Colt in the area around 7pm.
It is believed it would have driven along Bescot Crescent , then Wednesbury Road towards Walsall town centre and out of Walsall up Lichfield Street around the Arboretum.
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