NEWBURGH HEIGHTS -- The Fire department tells Channel 3 that the driver of a car was removed after firefighters used the Jaws of Life to get him out of his vehicle.

The accident happened on Interstate 77 southbound near Grant Avenue, about one mile north of Interstate 480.

Two lanes on I-77 southbound were blocked to allow Metro LifeFlight to land at the scene.

No further details are available yet. Stay with for updates.

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