Hampton firefighters rescue person trapped in vehicle

Photo courtesy of Hampton Fire & Rescue

HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — Firefighters rescued a person trapped inside their car  after it flipped over a guard rail early Sunday morning.

Hampton Fire and Rescue responded to the 200 block of Semple Farm Road around 1:30 a.m., where they found a man trapped inside of his wrecked car.

It took emergency workers about 30 minutes to extricate the man from the car. They rushed him by ambulance to a local hospital, where he was in serious but stable condition, according to Battalion Chief Anthony Chittum.

No one else was in the car.

Hampton Police also responded to the crash. Investigators have not said what caused it.

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