One woman was airlifted to the hospital Thursday night after being entrapped underneath an 18-wheeler.
One woman was airlifted to the hospital Thursday night after being entrapped underneath an 18-wheeler.

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Woman airlifted after being trapped under 18-wheeler

Published 8:02pm Wednesday, February 6, 2013

One woman was airlifted after a two-vehicle wreck happened about 6 Wednesday night near the intersection of Highway 87 and Highway 167.

Authorities did not release the cause of the crash as of deadline Thursday night.

The woman appeared to be driving north on 167 and the driver of the truck was traveling north on 87 when the collision took place.

The woman was trapped in her white Chevrolet Impala underneath a Walmart truck headed for the Walmart Distribution Center in Brundidge.

The driver of the truck was not injured in the crash and the truck was able to be driven to the Distribution Center.

The condition of the woman was not available Thursday night.

The Springhill Volunteer Fire Department responded to the scene, along with with the Troy Police Department, Pike County Sheriff’s Office, Pike County Fire and Rescue, Brundidge Fire Department and Alabama State Troopers.

Identities of both drivers were not released.

Further information is expected from State Troopers as early as this morning.

Please check troymessenger.com for updates on this story.

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