Six people including a father-of-six have died in a multi-car pile-up that police have described as “very harrowing”.
The crash happened at about 1.10am at the entrance to the underpass on Lee Bank Middleway, near Edgbaston, at the junction of Bristol Road.
Six vehicles were involved in the incident, the ambulance service added.
Five ambulances and three paramedics were sent to the scene.
The road will remain closed on Sunday.