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SUV rolls on West Shore Bypass; woman trapped inside

Published On: Feb 17 2014 03:02:09 PM EST   Updated On: Feb 17 2014 06:17:05 PM EST

Speed appears to be a factor in a crash that trapped a woman inside her SUV and closed a stretch of the West Shore Bypass, police said.

WYOMISSING, Pa. -

Speed appears to be a factor in a crash that trapped a woman inside her SUV and closed a stretch of the West Shore Bypass, police said.

The accident happened around 2:45 p.m. Monday in the eastbound lanes of the highway, also designated as Route 422, about a quarter-mile before the North Wyomissing Boulevard interchange in Wyomissing.

Emergency crews used the jaws of life to free the woman trapped inside the SUV. She was then put into a waiting ambulance and transported to the hospital, but police said her injuries were not serious.

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The eastbound lanes of the West Shore Bypass were closed to traffic while crews cleared away the wreckage.