Firefighters rescue driver trapped in minivan

Posted at 6:25 AM, Feb 11, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-11 08:25:06-05

Firefighters rescued a driver trapped in a minivan after a crash Wednesday night.

Colorado Springs police said the driver ran off the side of the road and into a wooded area on Constellation Dr., near Bear Creek Regional Park.

Firefighters had to break a window to fight the fire spreading into the passenger compartment while others got the driver out, according to KRDO-TV.

The driver was treated at the hospital for minor injuries, police said.

It's suspected that the driver had a medical issue which caused him to lose control of the vehicle.


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