Woman airlifted after one-vehicle crash Wednesday

Published 12:52 pm Friday, November 5, 2010

A Polk County woman was airlifted to the hospital after sustaining injuries from a one-vehicle wreck on Hwy. 9 Wednesday afternoon.

The Polk County Emergency Medical Services was called at 3:06 p.m. Wednesday to a car down an embankment near Ridge Crest Drive.

The driver, who was not identified, was airlifted from Polk County Middle School by Regional One to Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.

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N.C. State Trooper Grady McGraw said the vehicle was traveling north on Hwy. 9 when it started to go off the right side of the road and the driver over-corrected and flipped the vehicle.

Two children were in the vehicle, but did not receive any injuries, according to reports.

Several local agencies responded to the wreck, including the Polk County EMS, Polk County Rescue Squad, the Mill Spring Fire Department, the Polk County First Responders and the N.C. Highway Patrol.

The drivers condition was unknown as of press time yesterday.