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1 Taken to Hospital after Crash

By Potomac Local July 4, 2012 12:30 am

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Dale City Volunteer Fire Department Lt. Brian Burgess directs rescue crews during the extrication of a woman involved in car crash Tuesday night. (Uriah Kiser/PotomacLocal.com)

Dale City Volunteer Fire Department Lt. Brian Burgess directs rescue crews during the extrication of a woman involved in car crash Tuesday night. (Uriah Kiser/PotomacLocal.com)

WOODBRIDGE, Va. – Volunteer fire and rescue crews from Dale City late Tuesday were called to a crash near Interstate 95.

A Toyota Corolla slammed into a utility pole about 10:30 p.m. at the intersection of Optiz Boulevard and Telegraph Road outside Potomac Mills mall in Woodbridge. Two females who were inside the car were able to walk away from the crash.

Officials on the scene said the woman appeared to have lost control of the Toyota and then hit the pole.

A second vehicle, a Honda CRV, pulled up to the crash scene and offered  to let the victims sit in his car until help arrived, officials said. Both women accepted, but after rescue crews arrived the female passenger showed signs of injury, was placed in a neck brace,  extricated from the CRV and placed into an ambulance. She was taken to a local hospital with injuries that did not appear to be life-threatening, officials said.

One lane of Opitz Boulevard east was closed due to the crash and reopened after emergency crews cleared the scene. Prince William police officers investigated the crash.

Dale City Volunteer Fire Department recruit Holly Seaver assists crews after a car crash in Woodbridge Tuesday night. (Uriah Kiser/PotomacLocal.com)

 

Dale City Volunteer Fire Department member Mike Cajayon inspects the interior of a Toyota Corolla that slammed into a pole in Woodbridge Tuesday night. (Uriah Kiser/PotomacLocal.com)

 

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