Tributes have poured in on social media after the Basharat Ali, who was just 41, died after being hit by a lorry.


Basharat Ali passed away at the crash scene at Kingsbury Road, Erdington, last Thursday, June 16.

Paramedics were dispatched but Mr Ali had sustained serious head injuries and was declared dead at the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Sadly, it quickly became apparent to ambulance staff that nothing could be done to save the pedestrian, a man, and he was confirmed dead on scene.

The driver of the lorry which hit Mr Ali was treated for shock after the accident.

Mr Ali was a well known and liked figure in Birmingham and many have been left shocked after his death.

Hundreds of people left messages on social media in tribute to Mr Ali including one of his heartbroken children who shared a picture of a pair of socks she had brought her father for fathers day.

The message read: “My first Father’s Day without you daddy, your presents waiting for you right here in my hands”.

Others remember Mr Ali as ‘big hearted’ and a ‘very nice person with a bubbly personality who always had a beautiful smile’.

Another friend of Mr Ali posted a video in which Mr Ali can be seen having a water fight at the friends car wash with the caption: ‘He would always come to the carwash like it was his own lol’

‘Got him on CCTV having a water fight he got soaked but was always up for having a laff its heartbreaking every time I watch this video but make me smile at the same time’

‘We’re going to miss you my brother bash’