Man fighting for life after being pushed into oncoming traffic outside Lidl

A man is in a critical condition after being pushed into oncoming traffic during an attack outside a supermarket in Birmingham.

The victim, in his 40s, suffered severe head injuries and was taken to hospital.

It happened in Balsall Heath, and the area has been cordoned off by police.

The man was injured in the disorder outside a Lidl store shortly after 9pm last night, Birmingham Live reports.

A statement from West Midlands Police said: "Police are investigating after a man was seriously injured following a disorder in Alcester Road, Balsall Heath, last night.

"A man in his 40s has been taken to hospital with severe head injuries after being assaulted and pushed into oncoming traffic just after 9pm.

"The victim remains in a critical condition and the area has been cordoned off while investigations are carried out.

"CCTV is being examined and house to house enquiries commenced."

A man who saw the aftermath told Birmingham Live: "There were loads of ambulances, must’ve been about four.

"It all kicked off at Dixy Chicken, you get all kinds of people in there.

"A fight started and someone got hit by a car.

"Someone shot the window a few weeks ago too."

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