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Driver rescued from car after being hit on Main Street

Whitehall Township

Tuesday evening, Lehigh County 9-1-1 transmitted a rescue box to Main and Reliance Streets in the Egypt section of Whitehall Township for an auto extrication.

Engine 4 and Rescue 5 were dispatched.  A car was T-boned at the intersection after pulling out onto Main Street and struck by a Jeep Wrangler.  The female driver of the car had to be extricated.

Rescue 5 (LC4041) used the spreaders to take the door off the car to free the driver.  Engine 4 (LC3911) stretched a hand line for safety while the rescue crew went to work.

The female was transported to the hospital by Cetronia EMS.  Whitehall Police Department is investigating the accident.