Rescue Extricates Woman From Car After Vehicle Hits Plow

A woman was transported to Newport Hospital on Sunday after a vehicle attempted to pass a snowplow.

A woman was transported by ambulance to Newport Hospital after she was injured in a two-vehicle crash Sunday afternoon. 

Rescue crews received several 911 calls on Sunday at 3 p.m. after a two-vehicle crash occurred at 2121 West Main Road. 

According to Portsmouth Fire Deputy Chief Michael O'Brien, a vehicle was attempting to pass a contractor snowplow, when the vehicle struck the plow. 

The driver was uninjured during the crash. A passenger, an elderly woman from Portsmouth, was trapped inside the vehicle. 

Portsmouth rescue personnel extricated the woman from the vehicle after lifting the dashboard. 

The woman was transported by Middletown Rescue to Newport Hospital. Her medical condition is unknown this morning. 

The crash remains under investigation. 


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