Driver Extricated From Vehicle

LAKEWOOD – A serious one-car crash occurred Thursday night in front of Sam’s Club.

Police blocked off Fairmount Avenue as extrication devices were need to remove the driver from the vehicle. When the driver was removed, little was left of the vehicle’s roof.

The crash was called in by two employees at the Kwik-Fill adjacent to the accident.

“It was like hearing a clap of thunder,” said one employee. “I came out to see what happened, then I called it in immediately.”

It was unclear what condition the driver of the vehicle was in as they were transported by ambulance to WCA Hospital. Starflight was requested, however it could not be utilized due to weather conditions.