Boy, 12, recovers after crushed while posing for a photo under a fallen tree ...

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A young boy miraculously survived being crushed by a tree which was uprooted in a storm, before it suddenly sprung back into place - trapping him underneath.

Connor Creagh, 12, had gone to his grandparent's property near Kingaroy, about three hours north west of Brisbane, to help clean up after the wild weather last year.

He was playing in front of the fallen tree, which his mother deemed safe, when the unbelievable incident unfolded.

'The kids were playing under a tree that had already fallen, so the root ball was actually in the air,' Danielle Mills, the boy's mother told the ABC.  

Connor Creagh had gone to grandparent's property near Kingaroy, about three hours north west of Brisbane, to help clean up after a storm. He was playing in front of the fallen tree (pictured) when the unbelievable incident unfolded

Connor Creagh had gone to grandparent's property near Kingaroy, about three hours north west of Brisbane, to help clean up after a storm. He was playing in front of the fallen tree (pictured) when the unbelievable incident unfolded 

The young boy was reunited with the paramedics who saved his life after a tree that had fallen over in a storm suddenly sprung back up

The young boy was reunited with the paramedics who saved his life after a tree that had fallen over in a storm suddenly sprung back up 

Ms Mills remembers hearing a chilling scream and when she looked over she could see her other two children, but not Conner.

'We just started running as fast as we could. The tree was standing back up and Connor was trapped from the chest down. There's no words to describe what it's like to see your child like that. It was the worst feeling I think I've ever had in my life,' she said.

The family managed to free Conner using a tractor and chains to lift the roots and pull the unconscious boy out.

He suffered eight broken ribs, two collapsed lungs, a broken femur, and damage to his

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