HOUSTON Firefighters had to use special equipment to help rescue a woman from her small car after it was crushed in a wreck, police said.
The accident was reported in east Houston around 1 a.m. Friday.
According to the Houston Police Department, the woman was driving her small Ford north on S Sgt Macario Garcia Drive at Avenue W when she left the roadway and slammed into a telephone pole.
The impact crushed the woman s car and trapped her inside. After she was freed, she was sent to the hospital in critical condition.
Police said they would investigate to determine what caused the wreck.