A MAN was taken to hospital in a critical condition after being crushed by a car in Stourport this evening.

Paramedics were called to Manor Road just after 7pm following the incident.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “When ambulance staff arrived they found bystanders administering excellent CPR on a man in cardiac arrest.

"The man suffered serious crush injuries after the car he was working underneath fell on top of him.

“Ambulance staff took over resuscitation efforts and administered advanced medical interventions to help restart his heart.

"The man was taken by land ambulance on blue lights to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, a regional trauma centre.

"The doctor continued vital emergency treatment en route to hospital.”