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Man in serious condition after vehicle goes into drainage ditch on Zelda Road

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) -

A motorist is in serious condition with possible life-threatening injuries at this hour after losing control of an SUV in the 2800 block of Zelda Road.

Montgomery Fire and Rescue units were originally called to the scene on reports that a person was trapped inside an SUV in a drainage ditch on Zelda Road. When units arrived, the team determined that there were no victims trapped.

While investigating, authorities learned that a motorist pushing his green Ford Explorer in an effort to jump-start it lost control and it rolled into the drainage ditch.The person became pinned under the vehicle.

It was originally believed the person received minor injuries trying to stop the SUV, but authorities now say the victim's injuries are serious and possibly life-threatening.

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