Wind blows tree onto moving car and injures driver in Lexington County

The Irmo Fire District reported that windy conditions caused a large pine tree to fall on a moving vehicle on Piney Grove Road in Irmo, Friday morning. The vehicle’s roof was crushed, injuring the driver and trapping her inside.

The vehicle continued down Piney Grove several hundred yards, coming to rest in a yard against another tree. Lexington County EMS treated the driver while Irmo Fire crews cut her out of the vehicle.  She was taken to the hospital and is expected to survive. (Irmo Fire District)

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