A man has been rescued from a canal in Acocks Green in Birmingham.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Golden Hillocks Road at around 8:25pm yesterday.
Crews attended an incident involving a man who had fallen into the canal. Apparently, he was unable to swim and quickly found himself in difficulty.
Arriving ambulance and police officers immediately entered the canal to rescue the man and bring him to the water’s edge.
The man, who was believed to be in his twenties, was found to be in cardiac arrest. Resuscitation efforts by ambulance staff on scene successfully restarted the man’s heart and he was taken by land ambulance on blue lights to Hartlands Hospital.
Two men are being described as "lucky to be alive" after the car they were in flipped over after it crashed into a tree in Staffordshire.
Emergency services were called out to the junction of the A500 and A34 in Stoke-on-Trent at around 8.30pm last night where they found the overturned car.
The damage to the car was so bad, the engine block had fallen out. The two men in the car who were both in their twenties had neck pains and were both immobilised and taken to the University Hospital of North Staffordshire.”
A driver whose car smashed into a pub's toilet block in Staffordshire has been described as lucky to be alive.
Emergency blood supplies were taken to the scene of the crash on the A5 in Cannock at around 1.30am this morning.
The car had come off the road, travelled over a wall and became embedded in the building.
It took 90 minutes to free him from the wreckage.
Crews arrived to find the car was embedded in the the Longford House Beefeater public house. The man driving the car was significantly trapped. The man, believed to be in his late 30s, as transferred by ambulance to a major trauma unit for further emergency treatment."