Tractor-Trailer Overturns on Beltway Ramp, Rolls Down Embankment

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    A woman was pulled from a tractor-trailer after it overturned and rolled down an embankment near the Capital Beltway in Maryland Wednesday morning. (Published Wednesday, Jul 30, 2014)

    A woman was pulled from a tractor-trailer after it overturned and rolled down an embankment near the Capital Beltway in Maryland Wednesday morning.

    The tractor-trailer crashed into a wooded area after rolling over from a ramp leading from Route 450 to the Beltway's inner loop. The woman became trapped, and was extricated by rescue crews.

    She has been transported to a trauma center

    News4 traffic reporter Melissa Mollet (@first4traffic) reported major traffic backups in the area as of 11 a.m.

    Stay with News4 and NBCWashington.com for more.