Woman pulled from burning car after crash on I-75

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GRAND BLANC TOWNSHIP (WJRT) (12/22/2017) - A woman was trapped in a burning car after crashing on I-75 in Grand Blanc Township.

The woman was traveling northbound on the freeway near the Dort Highway interchange when she lost control and went off the road. Her car slammed into a tree along the freeway and caught fire.

The engine compartment was engulfed in flames and the fire was spreading to the passenger area when police arrived. The Grand Blanc Fire Department arrived and quickly extinguished the flames.

The woman was pulled from the car before flames reached the driver's seat. Authorities at the scene could not discuss the extent of the woman's injuries, but passersby reported she appeared to be shaken up.

The northbound traffic on I-75 was restricted to one lane near the crash while crews extinguished the fire and cleared the scene.

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