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Car Strikes Tree on Woodbury Road; Woman Airlifted to Hospital

Vehicle was stuck between tree and wall; Syosset firefighters remove roof to free driver.

Syosset Firefighters cut through the roof of a crashed car on Woodbury Road Thursday in order to free a woman trapped in the wreckage.

The woman was airlifted to with serious injuries, firefighters said.

The crash took place about 7:40 p.m. Thursday on Woodbury Road near Yukon Drive when the car hit a tree, wedging it between the tree and a cement wall. Syosset Firefighters and Nassau County Police responded and discovered the woman pinned inside the wreckage, the car leaking gasoline.

Firefighters removed the car roof quickly and freed the woman. Her condition could not be learned.

Tom June 22, 2012 at 03:18 PM
Our volunteer firefighters are true heroes.
Yuvraj September 23, 2012 at 12:31 AM
That woman is my sister and she is alright now. Many Thanks to all the volunteer firefighters.
Tom September 23, 2012 at 12:40 AM
Thanks for letting us know! Glad to hear she is well.

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