One Man dead after building collapse in West Midlands

Sad to update: One man has died after a wall collapsed at a property in the Hockley area of Birmingham on Wednesday afternoon.

Police were called to reports that a building on Vittoria Street in Hockley, Birmingham had collapsed just before 6pm this evening (8 May).

It’s understood that one person has been killed after suffering serious injuries he was taken to hospital but later died.

Police remain at the scene with fire and ambulance colleagues. The health and safety executive have also been launched an investigation.