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Rescuers free driver from car on its top in Mechanicsburg creek

Published: Sunday, November 05, 2017 @ 12:12 AM
By: Breaking News Staff

Rescuers freed a person late Saturday night who was trapped inside a vehicle on its top that crashed into a creek.

The rescue at the creek in the 5300 block of Catawba Mechanicsburg Road was described as an “extensive extrication” by the Champaign County Sheriff’s Office.

The incident was reported around 11:20 p.m. A CareFlight MICU (mobile intensive care unit) was called, according to the sheriff’s office.

The driver’s condition was not available, nor what led the driver to crash.