Father-of-six killed along with five others in horrific Birmingham car crash

Imtiaz Mohammed, 33, with his children.

Tributes have been paid to a taxi driver and father-of-six who was killed along with five others in a deadly car crash in Birmingham.

Six people died in the six-car crash which happened on Lee Bank Middleway, near Edgbaston on Saturday.

Three men were killed when they were thrown out of their car while a black cab driver and his two passengers, a man and a woman, died after the vehicle overturned onto its side.

Taxi driver Imtiaz Mohammed, 33, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The young taxi driver lived on Golden Hillock Road in Small Heath with his wife and six children.

His cousin Noor Khan, 26, paid tributes to the father of six.

Nassrin Bibi, Mr Mohammed’s older sister, said the family had been “devastated” by the news.

Mr Mohammed worked for local firm Castle Cars, which has offices both in Sandwell and in Birmingham.

Debbie Ormsby, in a statement on behalf of the cab company, said: “Imtiaz was a wonderful young hard-working family man.”

Police said they are following various lines of investigation including the condition of the road when the crash happened.

A fourth man remains in a critical condition at Birmingham’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

Superintendent Sean Phillips, from West Midlands Police, told a press conference: “It is way too early to speculate on the causes of the accident.

“It will take some time to unpick the scene and just understand exactly what’s happened. It would be unfair for me to speculate at this time.”

 

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