Driver rescued after crash

Published 8:04 pm Thursday, October 14, 2021

Crews responded Wednesday morning, Oct. 13, to a report of an overturned vehicle in Cartersville.

According to Cumberland Volunteer Fire Department officials, the Cumberland and Cartersville volunteer fire departments were dispatched at 9:53 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 13, for a vehicle accident with entrapment near the intersection of Ampthill Road and Holly Hill Lane in Cartersville.

Crews arrived to find a pickup truck turned over onto its side with the driver trapped.

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Firefighters were able to stabilize the vehicle and cut its windshield in order to gain access to the driver who was removed and transported by Cumberland EMS to a nearby hospital. Engine 24, Rescue 21, Cartersville Volunteer Fire Department Rescue Engine 3 and Cumberland County Fire and EMS Medic 131 and Medic 111 responded to the incident. No further information was available as of press time.