A cyclist is fighting for her life after being crushed by a lorry in a crash at a busy junction.
The woman was taken to hospital with serious injuries after she was hit by a heavy goods vehicle in Edgbaston Road, Birmingham, just after 4pm.
West Midlands Ambulance Service confirmed one woman was being treated at the scene. The extent of her injuries is not currently known.
A woman was crushed by a lorry after it crashed with the cyclist at a busy junction in Birmingham
Police blocked off the road in both directions after it was the scene of a city centre crash in Birmingham
A spokesperson from the West Midlands Police said: ‘Police were called to the junction of Edgbaston Road and Pershore Road in Birmingham just after 4pm this afternoon, (Monday 9 October) to reports of a collision.
‘A woman has been taken to hospital with serious injuries.’
The cyclist was crushed under a heavy goods vehicle and taken to hospital with serious injuries
A police officer is pictured talking to the driver of the lorry after a cyclist was crushed in the crash
Motorists are advised to avoid the road, which is closed in both directions while police carry out their investigation.
Parts of Pershore Road, Bristol Road and Pebble Mill Road are also closed.
Any witnesses are asked to contact police on 101 quoting log 1591 09/10/17