18-wheeler crashes and pins woman inside car against wall on Highway 99

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Thursday, August 6, 2020
HOUSTON TRAFFIC: Woman rescued from car after 18-wheeler crashes into her on Highway 99
Firefighters were able to cut through the roof of the car to rescue her.

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A woman was rescued from her car Thursday morning after getting hit by an 18-wheeler on Highway 99.

It happened around 7:15 a.m. on Highway 99 at West Road.

The driver of the car was pinned up against the side of the highway while in her car.

Firefighters were able to cut the roof of the car, remove the woman from the vehicle and place her onto a stretcher.

Video shows the windshield of the car was completely shattered.

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