Officer pulls woman out from under vehicle

- A woman is fighting for her life after she wound up pinned underneath her own vehicle.

She wasn't breathing when a police officer arrived and it's his quick thinking that gave her a chance to live.

Dash cam video captured the terrifying scene on Morrison Campground Road in Floyd County on Saturday, December 2. The woman was pinned under the back right tire of her vehicle.

Floyd County Police Officer Corey Wright arrived at the scene and tried to pick up the car himself.

Then more people ran up to help and Wright was able to pull her out.

"She's got to get out from under this car and there's only one way, immediately they were going to be able to do that," said Officer Wright.

Officer Wright said when he pulled the woman out, she wasn't breathing.

He began CPR until emergency personnel arrived. Once the woman was in the hands of EMTs, Wright tried to figure out how she ended up under the car.

"We literally had nothing to go on, there's no damage to the car. She's not visibly injured of course the tire on the chest, no scuff marks, scratch marks like she'd been drug," said Wright.

But Officer Wright noticed a newspaper in the driveway.

"The best we could come up with is she was coming out of her driveway and she opened her door while the vehicle was moving, reached out to scope up the newspaper to keep going," said Wright.

It's a theory the woman's family confirmed. They told police the woman did that every morning.

As of Wednesday night, the woman remained in critical condition.

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