Aircare called to a car crash in Independence

Aircare was called to the scene of a car crash in Independence Wednesday afternoon.

Police say the 37-year-old female driver was headed east bound on Richardson Road when she went off the road and hit a tree.

The victim was pinned in the car, but was eventually freed by the Independence Fire Department.

Aircare took the victim to University Hospital to be treated for severe injuries.

Authorities are investigating this crash.

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