Woman Pulled To Safety From Under Car After Accident In Fairfield

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Fairfield and Bridgeport firefighters work together to raise a vehicle in order to pull an injured woman out from under the car.
Fairfield and Bridgeport firefighters work together to raise a vehicle in order to pull an injured woman out from under the car. Photo Credit: Fairfield Fire Department
Fairfield and Bridgeport firefighters work together to raise the vehicle to pull an injured woman out from under it.
Fairfield and Bridgeport firefighters work together to raise the vehicle to pull an injured woman out from under it. Photo Credit: Fairfield Fire Department
Fairfield and Bridgeport firefighters work together to raise a vehicle in order to pull an injured woman out from under the car.
Fairfield and Bridgeport firefighters work together to raise a vehicle in order to pull an injured woman out from under the car. Photo Credit: Fairfield Fire Department
Fairfield and Bridgeport firefighters work together to raise a vehicle in order to pull an injured woman out from under the car.
Fairfield and Bridgeport firefighters work together to raise a vehicle in order to pull an injured woman out from under the car. Photo Credit: Fairfield Fire Department

FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- Fairfield firefighters freed a female bicyclist who was trapped underneath an SUV on Stratfield Road at 3:40 p.m. Tuesday, fire officials said.  

When first responders arrived at the scene of the accident, they found a female bicyclist trapped underneath the engine compartment of a Subaru SUV and a second bicyclist standing nearby who had also been struck by the car, fire officials said. 

Fairfield and Bridgeport firefighters worked together to raise the vehicle in order to pull the injured woman out from under the car, officials said.

Both women were transported to Bridgeport Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Shortly before 4:30 p.m., the fire departments turned the scene over to the Fairfield police to continue investigating the accident. 

No futher information was available on the condition of the bicyclists. 

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