Islip firefighters rescued a woman pinned under her overturned minivan on Sunrise Highway Wednesday night, said Islip First Assistant Chief Bill Stenger.

The woman, who Stenger said was a nurse on her way to work at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip, was responsive as firefighters from the Islip Fire Department and Suffolk County Emergency Services lifted the minivan with air bags and hydraulic spreaders.

The nurse had been driving the minivan when it flipped onto its passenger side and came to rest against the road's center divider around 6:45 p.m., Stenger said. "She thinks she might have hit the center divider and rolled," Stenger said. "All in all, she was very lucky."

The woman suffered cuts to her head from broken glass. At her request, Islip medical technicians took her to Good Samaritan.

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