Person airlifted after being trapped in vehicle on Poplar Cove Road outside Onancock

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ONANCOCK, Va. (WAVY) — A person had to be extricated from a vehicle and airlifted to the hospital after a crash Thursday night outside Onancock. 

In a Facebook post, Onancock firefighters said the crash happened just before 8 p.m. at 19045 Poplar Cove Road. Crews found that vehicle overturned and struck a utility pole, and it took 13 minutes to extricate the victim, who firefighters say was the only patient. 

They were driven to Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital and then flown by a Maryland State Police helicopter to a trauma center. 

The cause of the crash is still under investigation. Stay with WAVY.com for any updates. 

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