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Woman cut out of vehicle following crash with 18-wheeler Thursday

From Local 3 News: A woman is in the hospital after a crash with an 18-wheeler Thursday afternoon.

It happened on the I-75 SB and I-24 West split in Chattanooga after a pickup truck crashed into the end of the 18-wheeler.

The driver of the truck was trapped in the driver’s seat by the dashboard, requiring firefighters to cut off the vehicle’s roof to remove her, the Chattanooga Fire Department said.

The woman was transferred to a local hospital.

The extent of any injuries is unknown and law enforcement is investigating the crash.