Driver rescued from embankment in NW Huntsville

Driver rescued from embankment in NW Huntsville

HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - Huntsville emergency personnel rescued a driver who went off a creek bed at Mastin Lake Road and Adair Street Wednesday afternoon.

Witnesses say the car was swerving before it ended up hanging over the edge of an embankment.

The driver was trapped inside for more than an hour before crews could lift him out with a harness. He was taken to the hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries. He was listed in stable condition Wednesday night.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.

Roads have since reopened.

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