Woman found trapped for 2 days in wrecked SUV

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KENLY, N.C. (WTVD) -- A operator was rescued days aft moving disconnected the roadworthy successful Johnston County.

The antheral who came to her assistance is being hailed arsenic a hero. He talked to ABC11 astir however helium recovered the pistillate trapped successful a wrecked SUV -- but inactive alive.

"Words can't picture what was going done my caput and assemblage astatine the time," Paul Edwards said.

Her achromatic SUV was connected its broadside hidden heavy successful a tract of trees.

Edwards said helium saw thing shimmer arsenic helium drove by.

"It didn't look right. It didn't consciousness right," Edwards said.

When helium went back, that's erstwhile helium recovered the wrecked SUV and the pistillate wrong severely successful request of help.

On Monday evening, Edwards walked backmost down a slope and done the woods, showing wherever helium recovered the wreckage.

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"She wasn't up present by the road, either," Edwards recalled. "She was mode down successful there."

On Monday afternoon, Chopper 11 flew implicit Flower Hill Road successful Kenly wherever archetypal responders yet got to the woman.

"She's moaning and groaning," Edwards told the dispatcher connected a 911 call. "She ain't successful nary shape. She can't move; she's conscionable present shaking, ma'am."

He aboriginal recounted the moments helium recovered the vehicle.

"We hollered, 'is determination anyone successful there?' She said 'I'm implicit here, I've been present for 2 days. My back's broke.' It was, it was horrible. It was horrible.

"She was starting to get frantic, you know, 'get maine retired of here,'" helium added. "I conscionable knelt down beside her and conscionable tried to support her calm. I knew she was successful excessively atrocious a signifier for maine to assistance her."

Edwards noted the harm and debris near behind.

"I seen debris from the car -- there's the mirror," helium said.

Edwards saw thing other - thing that rattled him.

"I seen kids' toys, I seen a babe stroller," helium said.

Fortunately, determination were nary children successful the vehicle.

Edwards is grateful helium was capable to help.

"Everybody was saying God was helping maine to assistance her," helium said.

Edwards said an ambulance took the pistillate to the hospital. He said helium plans to conscionable with her erstwhile she is better.

Authorities person not yet released her sanction oregon condition.

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