Plainview firefighters rescued an elderly man from inside his overturned car in a backyard of a Beaumont Drive home Wednesday, firefighters said.
Firefighters and Nassau County police units responded to multiple calls just after 2 p.m. to a report of an overturned car with a man trapped inside.
The victim, an 83-year old man, was conscious but trapped inside the vehicle, which was resting face-down in the backyard.
The man lost control of the car while backing out of his a neighbor's lawn, firefighters said. The car then flipped over a 4-foot embankment and came to rest in the neighbor's yard.
No one else was hurt in the incident.
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Plainview firefighters we able to pull the man from the car. Medical personal strapped the man to a stretcher and initial reports indicated he was response.
He was transported by police ambulance to the Nassau County Medical Center.
Medical personal strapped the man to a stretcher; His condition could not be learned.