Woman airlifted to hospital after car strikes tree, catches fire near Spring Lake

SPRING LAKE, N.C. (WTVD) -- A woman was airlifted to a hospital Saturday morning after her car crashed into a tree and then caught fire while she was pinned inside.

It happened on Highway 690 (Vass Road) just outside of Spring Lake.

Officers said the woman was transported to a trauma center for her burns and injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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