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Women rescued from vehicle after I-75 crash

Hillsborough County Fire Rescue firefighters extricated two women tonight from a car after they lost control and crashed in a wooded area off of Interstate 75. The women were transported to Tampa General Hospital in fair condition, a fire rescue spokesman said. The single-vehicle crash occurred at around 6:15 p.m. off of I-75 just north of the Gibsonton Drive exit. For unknown reasons, the driver lost control of the vehicle and went into the woods. The vehicle rolled over and crashed into a large tree, trapping the two women inside, a fire rescue spokesman said.
Firefighters were able to extricate the women. They were treated at the scene and then transported by ambulance to Tampa General, a fire rescue spokesman said. The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.
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