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Driver freed from car after falling over embankment

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(Bedford Fire Department)

BEDFORD COUNTY, Va. – A person was stuck inside a car after it fell over an embankment at the 5500 block of Big Island Highway in Bedford County on Sunday morning. 

According to the Bedford County Fire Department, the car came down an embankment in a thick area of vegetation. It couldn't be seen by passing motorists. The driver was able to call for help. 

The driver was extricated from the car using a rescue stretcher. The driver was taken to Bedford Memorial Hospital. 

Virginia State Police are investigating the accident. 

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Posted by Bedford Fire Department on Sunday, November 3, 2019