Local RCMP officers in Ainsworth, BC helped save a woman’s life after she was trapped under her vehicle in an embankment.
Early Monday morning, RCMP officers responded to a vehicular incident near Davidson Street, which is a few kilometers away from Ainsworth.
According to the Nelson Daily, a nearby resident heard a woman in distress while he was out with his dog before finding her pinned underneath her vehicle.
“Investigators have determined that the motorist had attempted to push her own vehicle off the roadway after she ran out of fuel,” claimed an RCMP news release.
“She lost control of the vehicle while attempting the maneuver on her own, and became trapped.”
The woman was trapped underneath a grey Kia Forte and suffered severe, although not life-threatening injuries.
Emergency response teams were able to airlift the woman out of the area to a nearby hospital to be treated for her injuries.
“Due to the severity of her injuries she was reportedly airlifted to a regional hospital for additional medical care,” said the RCMP.
“Her injuries, although serious, are not believed to be life-threatening in nature.”
RCMP spokesman and Cpl. Jesse O’Donaghey commended the local resident for responding to the woman’s cries for help, saying that his response likely saved her life.