Woman Briefly Trapped in Vehicle After Hitting Security Gate

By On November 30, 2013

Burbank Fire and Paramedics were called to 1905 Scott Road Friday evening for a report of a car into a structure.

Burbank Firefighters work to free the drivers foot from her car-door after her car struck a wall and the garage gate as she was trying to exit her car at 1905 Scott Road. (Photo by Ross A. Benson)

Burbank Firefighters work to free the drivers foot from her car-door after her car struck a wall and the garage gate as she was trying to exit her car at 1905 Scott Road. (Photo by Ross A. Benson)

Upon arriving they found a woman had accidentally struck the gate and her foot was trapped inside doorjamb of the vehicle.

Quick work by firefighters, using the ‘jaws of life’,pushed the car away from the wall & popped open the door and allowed paramedics to treat her prior to transporting her to a local hospital. There no damages to the wall, and her car received minor damage.

Burbank Firefighters use the 'Jaws of Life' to free the drivers foot from her car-door after her car struck a wall and the garage gate as she was trying to exit her car at 1905 Scott Road. (Photo by Ross A. Benson)

Burbank Firefighters use the ‘Jaws of Life’ to free the drivers foot from her car-door after her car struck a wall and the garage gate as she was trying to exit her car at 1905 Scott Road. (Photo by Ross A. Benson)

Paramedics transported the driver to Saint Joseph's Medical Center with non life threatening. (Photo by Ross A. Benson)

Paramedics transported the driver to Saint Joseph’s Medical Center with non life threatening. (Photo by Ross A. Benson)