ACCOKEEK, Md. - A woman who was trapped inside of car through the blizzard is recovering after being rescued by emergency crews and members of the National Guard.
Prince George's County crews were called to the 16400 block of Newasa Lane in Accokeek Monday night by a concerned resident. When they arrived, they worked with members of the Maryland National Guard to uncover a vehicle that was buried in snow.
They located a woman inside who told them that she lives in the vehicle and that she became trapped during the blizzard. The area received around 20 inches of snow over the weekend.
The vehicle had run out of gas and the woman was using blankets to keep warm.
She was treated for hypothermia and transported to a nearby hospital.