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Crews rescue victim trapped in dump truck after Henrico crash

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. – Crews have responded to the scene of a dump truck crash in Henrico County which left one person trapped inside.

Officials confirm the single-vehicle crash happened after a Henrico County dump truck crashed into a tree near the Hungary Road and Oakview Avenue intersection.

Emergency crews responded to the scene around 3:30 p.m.

It took crews more than an hour to recuse the victim from the dump truck, according to reporter Melissa Hipolit, who was on scene. Officials say the victim has lower extremity injuries which are considered life-threatening.

Officials say the victim was alert during the rescue. They were transported to the hospital via MedFlight.

Stay with CBS 6 for the latest on this developing story.

Oakview Ave & Hungary Rd, Henrico, VA