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Over £ 25,000 raised for the funeral of a two week old baby who died after his stroller was hit by a car, UK news

Tens of thousands of pounds were raised to pay for the funeral of a two week old baby who died after his stroller was hit by a car.

Ciaran Leigh Morris was being pushed down Brownhills High Street near Walsall when a BMW hit his stroller.

The vehicle is believed to have collided with another car before hitting the sidewalk around 4 p.m. on Easter Sunday. West Midlands The police said.

A two week old boy has died after his stroller was hit by a car.  A BMW reportedly was involved in a collision with another car on High Street, Brownhills, before it hit the baby's stroller around 4 p.m. on Easter Sunday, West Midlands Police said.  The baby was pushed onto the sidewalk by the family at the time and suffered serious injuries.
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The BMW involved in the crash is shown below

Ciaran was hospitalized but died shortly afterwards.

In just three days, an online crowdfunding campaign raised more than £ 25,000 to support his family.

The organizers had hoped to get £ 2,000 for his funeral but quickly exceeded their goal.

On Tuesday, James Paul Davis appeared at Wolverhampton Magistrates Court accused of causing death by dangerous driving.

The 34-year-old from Walsall was also accused of driving without insurance, not stopping at the site of the collision and not reporting it.

He was arrested in nearby Bloxwich shortly after the crash.

Davis has been placed in custody until he appears before Wolverhampton Crown Court on May 4th.

Ciaran’s parents paid him tribute, saying, “Mommy’s and Papa’s hearts will always ache, we love you more than anything.

“We couldn’t keep you long, but we’re glad we had the opportunity to meet you, take care of you, and call you our son. Fly up angels.”

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Police at the scene of the collision in Brownhills on Sunday

Lisa Ford, Ciaran’s great-aunt, told Sky News: “We’re a very close family … and it tore us all apart. We all have to stay strong, we just have to be strong. It’s just heartbreaking.”

Detectives continue their investigation into the crash.

West Midlands Police Sergeant Mark Crozier said: “We are continuing to investigate the circumstances that led to the tragic death of Ciaran and we have technical officers in contact with his parents to keep them informed of any new developments.

“We’re still excited to hear from everyone who has been in the area who may have dash cam footage before or at the time of the collision.”

Information can be reported via FL_COLLISION_INVEST@west-midlands.pnn.police.uk or by calling 101

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