Rescuers had to pull a driver from his truck’s mangled cab after two big-rigs crashed into each other on the 710 Freeway near the 91 Freeway Thursday morning.
The crash happened around 10 a.m. on the southbound 710 just north of the 91.
Photos from the scene show a truck that appeared to have crashed into the back of another big-rig.
“Both drivers suffered injuries with one requiring extrication with the ‘jaws of life,'” the Long Beach Fire Department tweeted. The driver that had to be rescued was taken to a trauma hospital, they said.
The crash spread debris across the roadway and shut down three lanes of the 710 Freeway, according to a CHP log.
710 FWY/ 91 FWY: LBFD Resources, including Urban Search & Rescue, responded to a 2-vehicle accident involving two semi-trucks. Both drivers suffered injuries with one requiring extrication with the “jaws of life.” Extricated driver transported to area trauma hospital. pic.twitter.com/hMTlgqGccd
— Long Beach Fire (CA) (@LBFD) November 21, 2019
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