Man suffered a neck injury and had to be cut free from scene near St Andrew's
A man was trapped and had to be cut free from a car after a severe crash outside a city McDonald's.
Two fire crews, paramedics and police officers were called to the smash near to St Andrew's, home of Birmingham City Football Club .
The taxi driver suffered a neck injury with firefighters using cutting equipment to extricate him safely out of the vehicle.
It happened on Coventry Road, close to the junction of Mount Pleasant outside McDonald's in Small Heath .
A spokesman for West Midlands Fire Service said: "We were called at 3.57pm to reports of a two-car road traffic collision on Coventry Road.
"One of the drivers involved complained of neck pain and couldn't move. Two crews from Highgate attended and used hydraulic cutters.
"The man complaining of pain was trapped as a result of his injuries. It's thought he'll be OK. Crews are still on-scene [4.30pm]."
A spokesman for West Midlands Police said: "Multi Agency response to RTC near Birmingham City FC club.
"Fire Service about to remove roof from vehicle.
"Special Constabulary colleagues currently dealing with the scene."