Tragedy as 15-year-old boy dies after falling from UK city centre car park

A 15-year-old boy has died after falling off a multi-storey car park in Birmingham.

Police and ambulance crews dashed to the iconic Selfridges building in Moor Street at around 12.30pm.

The road was cordoned off and closed in both directions while an air ambulance landed nearby.

The teenager was rushed to hospital by land ambulance but died a short time later.

West Midlands Police have confirmed they are not treating the death as suspicious.

A police spokesperson said: “We were called after a teenage boy fell from a multi-storey car park on Moor Street in Birmingham city centre around 12.30pm today.

“The 15-year-old was sadly confirmed dead shortly afterwards.

“There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death, which will be referred to the coroner.

“Our thoughts are with his family, and the rest of the community, at this distressing time.”

A spokesperson for West Midlands Ambulance Service said: “We were called to a medical emergency at 12.23pm to near Moor Street Car Park, Birmingham.

“Three ambulances, two paramedic officers, the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford, a MERIT trauma doctor and critical care paramedic were responded to the scene.

“On arrival crews found a patient in a critical condition and commenced advanced trauma care.

“The patient was conveyed to hospital by land ambulance for further emergency treatment.”