Emergency crews responded to the scene of a reported pedestrian struck in the 600 block of Arnold Avenue in Aberdeen around 6:15 pm Saturday.

Arriving on the scene, authorities found a 61-year-old Aberdeen man trapped under a car in a driveway at a residence.


Emergency crews working to extricate victim

Emergency crews were able to extricate the gentleman from under the vehicle. He then was transported a few blocks away to Aberdeen Lake where a helicopter landed within minutes to transport the critically injured man to a trauma center.

It was determined that the man had been lying in the driveway beside some bushes, and the driver of the car was unable to see him.


Victim being loaded into ambulance

Aberdeen Police are investigating the accident. Responding to the accident were Aberdeen Fire & Rescue, Southern Pines Fire & Rescue, and Aberdeen Police Department.

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