This is the heartwarming moment firefighters rescued a puppy from the wreckage of a van following a horrific three-vehicle pile-up.
One-year-old Memphis was wedged in the foot well of the Vauxhall Vivaro after it collided into two cars during rush hour on Friday morning.
Firefighters dashed to the scene of the crash which happened at 7.57am on the A500 near the Barthomley junction, Staffordshire.
The drivers, a woman in her 20s had some leg bruising and a man in his 30s was taken to Royal Stoke University Hospital.
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service spent almost an hour using hydraulic cutting equipment to free the grey-and-white Staffordshire Bull Terrier.
A fire service spokesperson said: “At 7.57am crews were called to report of three vehicle collision half a mile from Barthomley junction.
“Crews from Sandyford and Newcastle attended and used hydraulic cutting equipment to free a small puppy called Memphis from the foot well of a van involved.
“Miraculously the puppy was uninjured.
A West Midlands Ambulance spokesperson said: “We were called at 7.50am to a two vehicle RTC.
“We treated the driver, a man in his 30s, of one of the vehicles and he was taken to Royal Stoke University Hospital.
“We also assessed a woman in her 20s who had got some leg bruising. She did not require any hospital treatment.”
Since the fire service posted pictures of the rescue on Twitter the images have since one viral with more than 5,000 users viewing and sharing them online.