CASTLETON CORNERS, Staten Island (WABC) -- A driver had to be cut out of a car after crashing through a guardrail on Staten Island, with a large chunk of metal embedded in the vehicle.
Officials said the driver was trapped when the car, westbound on the Staten Island Expressway, sliced into the guardrail just after 8 a.m. Monday.
A piece of the guardrail became embedded in the drivers seat, pinning the driver.
The driver was rescued by firefighters and rushed to Staten Island University Hospital North in critical condition.
Driver crashes car through guard rail on Staten Island Expressway