Woman taken to hospital after car strikes telephone pole, rolls over

Courtesy of the Portsmouth Fire Department.

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PORTSMOUTH, R.I. – One woman was taken to the hospital on Tuesday after her car struck a telephone pole, rolled over, and trapped her inside.

Crews responded to East Main Road just before 3:00 p.m., authorities say. Upon arrival, responders found the overturned vehicle and used a strut device to stabilize the vehicle.

The operator had to be extricated from the vehicle, but was taken to Newport Hospital with minor injuries.

No additional information is available at this time.

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