Woman trapped under car for hours

Fairfield County first responders were able to dig a way out for the trapped woman. | William Ladd

WINNSBORO –  When the Fairfield County Rescue Squad and Fire Service was dispatched to 141 State Highway 213 about 4:20 p.m., Saturday, June 20 they found an overturned vehicle and a 21-year-old Winnsboro woman trapped underneath it, three to four feet beneath the roadway.

The woman was not restrained and had been ejected from the 2007 Nissan sedan, according to a Highway Patrol report. Rescuers said she had been trapped under the vehicle for several hours.

After extricating the woman from underneath the vehicle, she was transported to the Providence/Fairfield Emergency Room on the Hwy  321 Bypass, about ½ mile away.

There is no information about the woman’s injuries or the cause of the accident.

The incident was investigated by the S.C. Highway Patrol.

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