Fire crews rescue woman impaled by gate at Hopewell High

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. — A woman has life-threatening injuries after being impaled by a gate at Hopewell High School stadium. Huntersville Fire Department tells WCCB, the woman was driving through a gate when the wind blew the gate shut. A pole from the gate went through the head light, engine compartment and then into the driver’s side. 

The woman was transported by Medic to Carolinas Medical Center. Her name is not being released at this time.