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Woman run over by minivan, lower leg seriously injured

A 48-year-old woman suffered serious leg injuries after being run over by a minivan on Friday morning.
Firefighters used specialized equipment to free a woman who was pinned under a minivan after being run over on Friday morning. (Ottawa Fire Services)

A woman suffered serious leg injuries after being run over by a minivan on Friday morning.

It happened at Woodroffe Avenue and Medhurst Drive just after 7:30 a.m.

The woman, 48, slipped and fell into the path of a minivan and was run over, paramedics said. Her legs were trapped under the minivan.

She suffered a lower leg injury and was taken to hospital in serious but stable condition.

Firefighters used specialized equipment to get the woman out from under the van.

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