Emergency services were dispatched to Walsall Road in Perry Barr, at around 9:40PM on Tuesday night (21/09), following reports that a car had hit a tree.

On arrival, crews found a car that had suffered very significant damage, leaving the driver trapped.


Firefighters from Perry Barr Fire Station worked alongside Paramedics to free the man from the vehicle before he was taken to the QE Hospital for treatment.

A spokesperson from West Midland Ambulance Service, said: ““The man, who was approximately 40 years old, had suffered a badly broken leg, a chest injury and was semi-conscious.

“Ambulance staff worked with firefighters to extricate the man.  He was immobilised and the doctor decided to anaesthetise him at the scene before he was taken on blue lights to the major trauma centre at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham.”

Please call WMP on 101 if you have ANY information.

(Image: West Midlands Fire Service Fire Safety Department)