North Ridgeville police rescue driver trapped for hours after car went off road overnight

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NORTH RIDGEVILLE, Ohio -- Police and emergency workers rescued a man who was trapped in his wrecked vehicle for several hours overnight.

(Photo courtesy: North Ridgeville police)
(Photo courtesy: North Ridgeville police)

Police tell Fox 8 the crash happened around 2 a.m., when the driver of the vehicle drove off state Route 10 and into a wooded area.

The man, identified as Moussa Saliba, 25, of Lakewood, told officials he was was unable to get out of the car.

Police say they found the man after a truck  driver spotted his vehicle as he drove by and notified emergency responders at around 7:30 a.m.

A medical helicopter was sent to the scene around 8 a.m.

Police say the man is alive and talking.  His injuries are unknown.

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