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FRANKFORD (WVVA) - One man was airlifted following a single-vehicle crash in Greenbrier County Tuesday morning.

Crews responded to the crash around 8:45 a.m. Tuesday about one mile down Williamsburg Road in Frankford.

Responders say the driver lost control of the vehicle, which careened off the road and hit a telephone pole, crashing through a fence along the way.

When crews arrived he was trapped inside the vehicle. Firefighters had to roll the top off the car, bust the windows and snap parts of the vehicle's frame to get him out.

Captain Ryan Whitt says the man was pinned underneath the steering wheel and dashboard.

The victim was airlifted to a Roanoke hospital. Further details on his injuries are unknown at this time, but Whitt says the man was able to speak and seemed coherent when they arrived on the scene.

Frankford, Lewisburg, and Renick Fire Departments responded to the call, as well as Fairlea and Northern Greenbrier Ambulance Services.

Williamsburg Road was closed for around 2 hours while they cleared the area.

The crash remains under investigation.

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