A Porsche driver had a lucky escape when he lost control and crashed into a SKIP in the early hours of yesterday (Wed).
Emergency services rushed to Ladypool Road in Highgate, Birmingham, at 3.30am.
Dramatic pictures taken at the scene show the £40,000 Porsche Boxster sideways in the middle of the road with its bonnet wedged under the skip.
Another snap shows the how the front end of the sporty convertible car has been completely crushed by the impact.
Firefighters used a winch to pull the navy blue Porsche from under the skip before leaving police to arrange for the road to be cleaned up.
Incredibly, the driver only suffered minor injuries and was taken to hospital as a precaution by paramedics.
A West Midlands Fire Service spokesperson said: “We received a call at 3.28am.
“One motor vehicle was in collision with a skip, no persons were trapped.
“Firefighters used a Tirfor winch to release the car from underneath the skip.
“One person was treated by paramedics for minor injuries. The male was conveyed to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.
“The police were attendance to arrange the skip to be removed out of the road.”
A spokesperson for West Midlands Ambulance Service added: “The fire service called just before 3.30am.
“This was a single vehicle RTC, we sent one ambulance crew and the crew took the driver to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.”
The road was closed for two hours while the police moved the skip back onto the pavement.