A main route in Birmingham has been closed after a crash.
The Pershore Road was shut earlier this afternoon after a cyclist was involved in a collision with a heavy goods vehicle near Edgbaston cricket ground.
#TRAFFIC Serious accident on Edgbaston Road at the junction of Pershore Road, Birmingham. Road closures in place. Please avoid.
— West Midlands Police (@WMPolice) October 9, 2017
One eyewitness told Birmingham Eastside that firefighters had to free the cyclist – believed to be a woman – from underneath the lorry.