Elderly Woman Trapped Inside Car After Accident
An elderly woman was extracted from her vehicle yesterday after she was involved in an accident which trapped her inside the car.
Yesterday, a motor vehicle accident trapped an elderly woman inside her car until the Middletown Fire Department used “Jaws of Life”, the department's extrication equipment to open the door.
The accident occurred on the corner of Miantonomi and Boulevard around 11:15 a.m.
Her sedan was reportedly hit on the driver’s side by a truck, which caused substantial structural damage. The department said that neither door was operable.
The woman did not appear to have life threatening injuries, said the MFD. She was taken to Newport Hospital.
The driver of pickup declined treatment.