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Car plunges into embankment off Pa. Turnpike

Thursday, April 15, 2010
Car plunges into embankment off Pa. Turnpike

A man was injured when his car went off the Pennsylvania Turnpike and overturned down an embankment.

The accident happened around 6:30 Thursday morning on the westbound lanes of the turnpike at the King of Prussia exit.

The driver was trapped in the vehicle for over a half hour while rescue crews tried to free him. The driver was taken by helicopter to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Crews were able to clear the scene by 9:00 a.m.

Police are investigating the cause of the crash.

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