LAUREL, Md. (WUSA9) -- Sky 9 flew over the scene of a single vehicle accident in Laurel, Md. on Wednesday afternoon.

The vehicle overturned in the 800 block ofGorman Avenue (Route 198).

Laurel City spokesperson Pete Piringer tells us thatthe driver had a medical emergency, hit some trees and then a curb before flipping over in the median.

The female driver of the vehicle had to be extricated, says Piringer. The driver was flown to a local trauma center for treatment.

East and westbound Route 198 is currently closed between 8th and 9th streets.

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