Driver injured as SUV flips in 2-vehicle accident; firefighters utilized Jaws of Life

A two-vehicle accident resulted in firefighters utilizing the Jaws of Life to free a trapped driver from the SUV that had flipped on its side just after 10 a.m. Wednesday in Green Township, Clinton County.

The Hyundai Tucson SUV collided with an Acura TLX sedan at the intersection of SR 73 and School Road. The driver of the sedan was apparently uninjured and speaking to police about the accident; her car had right-front damage.

Firefighters with the Clinton-Highland Joint Fire District attended to the injured SUV driver while cutting the roof off the vehicle to free her.

She was conscious and placed on a backboard and stretcher, and transported to the hospital.

Clinton County Sheriff’s deputies and Ohio State Highway Patrol trooper assisted at the scene of the accident, which shut down School Road as well as SR 73.

No further details were available.