A TEENAGE boy has been left seriously injured after falling on the roof of a city centre bar.

Emergency services were called to Southend's Revolution bar on Friday night after reports of a teenage boy stuck on the roof.

Firefighters and the ambulance service's hazardous area response team rescued the boy from the roof with the use of an aerial ladder platform.

Now, the ambulance service has confirmed the boy was rushed to Southend Hospital with a serious lower limb injury.

A spokesman for the East of England Ambulance Service said: "One ambulance, three hazardous area response team vehicles, an ambulance officer vehicle and Essex and Herts Air Ambulance were called to Queens Road, Southend, on Friday evening following reports that a teenage boy had been injured in a fall.

"The incident happened at height and the patient was extricated by our Hazardous Area Response Team, assisted by the Fire and Rescue Service with the use of an Aerial Ladder Platform.

"One boy was transported to Southend University Hospital by road ambulance with a serious lower limb injury."

The chain has recently announced plans for an overhaul that will be see 18 of its bars close down - including the Southend chain which closed last Saturday.