Video shows person rescued after being trapped in I-75 crash

The accident happened Tuesday morning

CHEROKEE COUNTY, Ga. -- The 11Alive helicopter captured amazing rescue video after a driver was trapped in a massive crash on I-75 in Woodstock Tuesday morning. 

The Georgia State Patrol said around 7:40 a.m. a 2014 Hyundai Elantra was traveling on I-75 S at Hwy 92 when it crashed into a tractor-trailer that was parked on the right shoulder of the roadway.

The driver, 60-year-old  Denise Hopson of Cartersville, was trapped inside their car after crashing into the back of  the truck.

Rescue crews worked for over an hour to get the person out of the crushed car. Cherokee County Sheriff's Office spokesperson Sgt. M. Kelley said Hopson was in stable condition. 

The driver of tractor-trailer was identified as 58-year-old Colman Prendergast of Lauderhill, FL.

Lanes were blocked as the driver was lifeflighted to Kennestone Hospital. 

Georgia State Patrol said charges are pending.

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