West Midlands Ambulance Service paramedics and firefighters, from Haymills Fire Station, joined forces this morning (11/05) to free a boy who became trapped under a car following a collision.

A spokesperson from West Midlands Ambulance Service, said: “We were called to reports of a collision involving a car and cyclist outside Fox Hollies Leisure Centre, Shirley Road, Acocks Green shortly after 8.30am this morning.

An ambulance and a paramedic area support officer attended the scene. Upon arrival ambulance staff found a 12 year old boy who had come off his bicycle and had ended up trapped beneath the car.

Ambulance staff worked with the fire service to release the boy, who had suffered a leg injury, before he was taken to Heartlands Hospital.”

(Images: Hay Mills Fire Station)