A schoolgirl has died after she was in collision with a lorry during a rush hour in a busy Birmingham street.
The accident happened on Kings Heath High Street between Asda and the Goose pub at about 5pm on Monday.
Emergency services confirmed that the fatally injured girl was 13 years old. She was confirmed dead at the scene.
Traffic was diverted away from the scene at Kings Heath High Street as emergency services battled to free the girl from under the wheels of the lorry.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Ambulance staff worked with firefighters to treat the girl, whilst she was freed from under the vehicle.
“Sadly, despite all of the efforts it was not possible to save her and she was confirmed dead at the scene.
“The lorry driver, a man, was badly shaken by the incident. After being assessed at the scene, he did not need to go to hospital.”
The High Street was closed at its junction with Heathfield Road and buses were directed around the scene via Valentine Road, Springfield Road and Addison Road.
The High Street remained closed for several hours.
Police have appealed for witnesses to call the Collision Investigation Unit on 0345 113 5000.