Firefighters free person trapped in SUV

NEW BERN, CRAVEN COUNTY - Rescue crews cut the roof off of an SUV Sunday in order to free a woman who was trapped inside the vehicle.

The scene played out at approximately 6:00 p.m. along Highway 17 in New Bern, in front of the Walmart.

The woman driving the blue Ford Explorer had hit a car in front of her, triggering the accident in which she rolled and hit a pole in a ditch, police said.

Her condition was unavailable, but she was talking at the scene.

There's no word on charges.

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