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      SUV Flips Trapping Driver And Nobody Notices

      {}{}{}{} A valley woman is recovering after being trapped in her overturned car for nearly three hours Thursday.

      {}{}{}{}{}When they arrived{}at the transition road from southbound Highway 99 to the east bound Highway 180{}about 7:00AM Thursday morning, CHP Officers found{}an overturned car, between some trees, about 100-feet down the embankment.

      {}{}{}{} Inside that car, the trapped driver who had already been there since 4:00AM.

      {}{}{}{} The driver says when she lost control and flipped her car, apparently nobody else noticed.

      {}{}{}{} "She was just sitting there and trapped for quite a long time," said California Highway Patrol Officer Vance Wedeking. {}"The good news is that she seems alert and orientated when we were talking to her."

      {}{}{}{} Officers were able to pull the woman out.

      {}{}{}{} She was taken to the hospital for treatment.

      {}{}{}{} Traffic was backed up for about an hour until the scene could be cleared.

      {}{}{}{} The wet weather may have played a part in this accident.

      {}{}{}{} With more scattered showers possible in the next few days CHP officers say, be sure to take it slow.