A PENSIONER could himself stuck under his car as he was trying to repair it.

Emergency services were called to Sydney Road in Benfleet at about 6.39pm on Monday night.

The man who is aged in his seventies became trapped under the wheels of a car which had been jacked up.

Two fire crews from Rayleigh Weir used two air lifting mats to release the man by about 7.15pm.

He was left in the care of the ambulance service.