Emergency services revived a man who was left trapped under a vehicle in Southend yesterday.

Ambulance and fire service crews confirmed they were called to Newington Gardens yesterday at about 3.26pm.

A man who was working on his car had become trapped underneath.

Firefighters from Southend and Shoebury attended and used equipment to lift and secure the vehicle.

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Echo: The air ambulance on the scene yesterday. Photo: Aaron CheshamThe air ambulance on the scene yesterday. Photo: Aaron Chesham

They administered CPR and used a defibrillator to revive the man who was left in the care of medics at 5.15pm.

An East of England Ambulance Service spokesman said: “We were called at 3.28pm yesterday with reports of an accident at Newington Gardens in Southend.

"An ambulance, rapid response vehicle, operations manager and the Essex and Herts Air Ambulance were sent to the scene.

"The patient was airlifted to the Royal London Hospital for treatment."

It is unclear what the man's condition is now.