SOUTHBORO, MASS. (WHDH) - Emergency crews responded in Southboro Thursday after a vehicle drove into a trash compactor at the town’s department of public works facility. 

Southboro police shared photos on Thursday afternoon showing the car stuck in the pit.

Workers later told 7NEWS the crash happened around 1:40 p.m., with a woman driving her car through a chain and over the edge of the pit. 

Workers said they didn’t hesitate to jump down and help the driver whose airbags went off.

The driver was not hurt, according to police, and a towing company was called in to help remove the vehicle. 

Normally busy during the week, the trash pit at the DPW facility is one many Southboro residents use.

Reacting to the crash, community members said they were thankful to hear the woman was OK. 

“That’s the most important part,” said Southboro resident Jeff Chan.

“There’s no municipal town pickup of trash, so a lot of people do come here to drop off their trash,” Chan separately said.

The Southboro Police Department said it would investigate this crash. 

No further information was immediately available.

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