Several people are fighting for life in hospital after being pulled from lake at Solihull beauty spot as police report ‘major incident’ and cordon off area
- People are in a critical condition after being pulled out of a lake in Solihull today
- West Midlands Police have been called to Babbs Mill Park, Kingshurst on Sunday
- A number of people have been pulled out of a lake and taken to hospital
- The force said that they are ‘believed to be in a critical condition’
Several people have been left in a critical condition after being pulled out of a lake in Solihull on Sunday amid freezing temperatures and icy conditions.
West Midlands Police were called to the scene at Babbs Mill Park in Kingshurst, where a number of people have been pulled out of a lake and taken to hospital following a serious incident.
‘They are believed to be in a critical condition,’ the force said.
West Midlands Fire Service and West Midlands Ambulance service also have a heavy presence at the scene.
West Midlands Police have been called to the scene at Babbs Mill Park in Kingshurst. File image
The incident is thought to have happened just before 4pm on Sunday, Birmingham Live reported.
The news site said that there were more than 24 emergency workers at the scene.
Photos from the scene appear to show at least two fire engines, six paramedic vehicles or ambulances and multiple police cars in attendance.
Eyewitnesses at the scene have seen emergency service boats being used at the lake as rescue efforts continue.
Babbs Mill Park is a local nature reserve with a lake, river, wildflower grasslands and woodlands.
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