Driver rescued after car crashes into ditch

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A man was pinned briefly after the car he was driving ran off the road and into a ditch in Lancaster County. The accident happened around 7:45 a.m. along the 500 block of Prospect Road in West Hempfield Township.

Authorities say the man was headed south when he lost control of his vehicle, hit a wire connected to a utility pole and went into a ditch.

Fire crews were able to extricate the man from his car.

He was taken to Lancaster General Hospital for treatment.

No word yet on his identity.

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