US News Man and children survive after car plummets off flyover

16:00  18 june  2017
16:00  18 june  2017 Source:   Press Association

Man and children survive after car plummets off flyover

  Man and children survive after car plummets off flyover The car carrying two children aged five and six plunged off the edge of the road in Birmingham.Dramatic pictures of the incident in Birmingham show a silver Lexus lying on its side, with the bonnet concertinaed, and glass and other debris littering the stretch of road.

The car carrying two children aged five and six plunged off the edge of the road in Birmingham. West Midlands Ambulance Service tweeted: “A man and two children have had an almost miraculous escape after the car they were on went off a flyover in Birmingham.”

The car carrying two children aged five and six plunged off the edge of the road in Birmingham. West Midlands Ambulance Service tweeted: “A man and two children have had an almost miraculous escape after the car they were on went off a flyover in Birmingham.”

The car after the accident (OfficialWMAS/PA) © Provided by The Press Association The car after the accident (OfficialWMAS/PA)

A man and two children had an “almost miraculous” escape when the car they were travelling in went off a flyover and landed in a mangled heap on the road below.

Dramatic pictures of the incident in Birmingham show a silver Lexus lying on its side, with the bonnet concertinaed, and glass and other debris littering the stretch of road.

The photos also show where the car mounted the pavement and smashed through the barrier on the island above Hagley Road West in Quinton and plummeted to the carriageway underneath.

Man and children survive after car plummets off flyover

  Man and children survive after car plummets off flyover The car carrying two children aged five and six plunged off the edge of the road in Birmingham.Dramatic pictures of the incident in Birmingham show a silver Lexus lying on its side, with the bonnet concertinaed, and glass and other debris littering the stretch of road.

The car carrying two children aged five and six plunged off the edge of the road in Birmingham. West Midlands Ambulance Service tweeted: “A man and two children have had an almost miraculous escape after the car they were on went off a flyover in Birmingham.”

The car carrying two children aged five and six plunged off the edge of the road in Birmingham. West Midlands Ambulance Service tweeted: “A man and two children have had an almost miraculous escape after the car they were on went off a flyover in Birmingham.”

West Midlands Ambulance Service tweeted: “A man and two children have had an almost miraculous escape after the car they were on went off a flyover in Birmingham.”

Accompanying a picture of the view from the flyover, it posted: “This is the view from the flyover itself. Considering the drop, it is astonishing that the occupants weren’t more seriously hurt.”

The children, aged five and six, were taken to Birmingham Children’s Hospital while the man was taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham after the incident at 10.30pm on Saturday.

Their injuries are not thought to be life-threatening or life-changing.

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