Fort Lauderdale firefighters free woman trapped in car
07/31/2014 5:31 PM
07/31/2014 5:44 PM
A 64-year-old woman was hospitalized with injuries after she was driving and crashed into a tree.
Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue had to use the “Jaws of Life” to remove her from the car, which was badly damaged in the crash.
The woman, who was not named, was pinned in the passenger compartment. She was a lone occupant in the car at the time of the crash and no one else was injured.
Fort Lauderdale officials say the accident occurred in the 3200 block of Port Royale Drive at noon Thursday.
Paramedics took her to Broward Health North in critical condition.
The cause of the accident still is under investigation.
Join the Discussion
Miami Herald is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.