Shocking moment great-grandad killed in hit and run crash in Birmingham
This is the shocking moment a great-grandad was killed following in a hit and run in Birmingham.
Andell Goulbourne, 59, was hit with “significant force” by a grey BMW M135i car as he cycled along Washwood Heath Road on July 30.
Crimestoppers have offered a reward of up to £5,000 for information about the fatal crash which took place shortly after 11pm.
West Midlands Police are searching for 24-year-old Kashif Khan in connection with the incident and have released CCTV with permission from the victim’s family.
The footage opens with Mr Goulbourne cycling along the road.
As he moves to turn right, a car on the opposite side of the road crashes into him.
He is flung high into the air and is thrust out of shot.
The BMW then stops further down the street and the four occupants run away from the scene leaving Mr Goulbourne dying in the road.
West Midlands Police confirmed that three men were interviewed in connection with the incident, but police said Khan is still at large.
The force hopes the CCTV footage will encourage people with information to come forward.
Paying tribute to Mr Goulbourne, his family said: “He was a well-respected guy. A family man. He was a father, a grandfather and recently a great-grandfather.”
His sister Carol Gordon added: “The minute I heard it was definitely him, for myself and my family, it felt like we were given a life sentence without a trial.
“Unless you’ve been in this situation, you cannot understand how we feel.
“I’m angry at the moment. I’m really angry. But he was a good person, especially in the community, and we have been overwhelmed by the good deeds he has done in the community.
“For us this was an accident that didn’t need to happen.
“If the driver would have just concentrated on his speed, we wouldn’t be here today.”