PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — A driver was injured Wednesday morning after crashing into a tree and getting trapped inside a car in Portsmouth.
Portsmouth police officers responded to the single-car crash around 9:45 a.m. on West Norfolk Road.
Police say the car hit a tree, causing the driver in the car to become pinned. It took firefighters 15 minutes to rescue the driver.
Gallery: West Norfolk Road Crash Scene
Paramedics took the man to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. The extent of his injuries is unknown.
A WAVY viewer captured images from the scene showing a heavily damaged sedan.
Police are continuing to investigate the cause of the crash.
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