Incredible momentpassers-by rush to lift a car off a stricken boy after he was run over as heplayed on the pavement
The boy was squatting down in the street in Wuxi County, south-western China
A man driving a car unwittingly ran over the boy in front of pedestrians
Several witnesses rushed to the boy's rescue before he was taken to hospital
By JoeSheppard For Mailonline PUBLISHED: 19:58 BST, 25 May 2017 | UPDATED: 20:22BST, 25 May 2017
A little boy was trapped under a car whenit drove over him as he played on the pavement.
Horrified pedestrians rushed to rescue thechild by lifting a car which had slowly mown him down.
The accident was caught on CCTV in WuxiCounty, Chongqing Municipality, south-western China.
The boy (circled) can be seen playing on apavement in Wuxi County, in south-western China
The driver, who says he did not see theboy, runs him over from behind
More than 10 strangers came to the boy'said before he was taken to hospital.
In the video the unnamed boy can be seencrouched down on the pavement when suddenly he is hit from behind by the car.
A woman rushes over holding her hands up tostop the driver, who said he did not see the boy, from moving any further,while another man runs over and beckons for others to help.
Within seconds a group has assembled tolift the heavy vehicle and rush the boy to doctors.
Emergency services were called and policeattended the scene. It is believed they are investigating the incident.
The little boy is reportedly still inhospital receiving treatment.