An adult female accident victim was injured after an SUV struck a pine tree on Midland Road Sunday night.
Emergency responders were dispatched around 11:00 pm to Midland Road in the area of Talamore Drive for a vehicle accident.
The first arriving emergency units to reach the scene reported a vehicle with heavy damage and the driver still inside of the SUV.
According to Southern Pines Fire Chief Mike Cameron the woman was temporally entrapped in the Toyota 4Runner while firefighters used specialized rescue equipment to open the drivers door and assist her from the vehicle.
The injured driver was transported by ambulance to FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital.
Both of the westbound lanes of Midland Road were totally blocked to traffic while the victim was assisted and the scene cleared.
Responding to this incident were units with Southern Pines Fire & Rescue, Pinehurst Fire Department, Moore County EMS, and the Southern Pines Police Department.