Firefighters Rescue Motorist Following Crash Near Long Beach Airport

A motorist was removed from their car by firefighters on Saturday after a crash near the Long Beach Airport that resulted in the vehicle coming to rest on top of a water fountain.

The Long Beach Fire Department (LBFD) responded to the crash on Saturday, May 5 at 4:49PM at East Spring Street and Kilroy Airport Way.

“Crew members extricated the driver of the vehicle and transported them to a local hospital with unknown injuries,” LBFD officials said.

There were no other injuries.

Authorities did not say what caused the crash or if any other vehicles were involved.

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Stephanie Rivera is the immigration and diversity reporter for the Long Beach Post. Growing up as one of six kids in the working-class immigrant suburb of South Gate, she was taught the importance of civic engagement and to show compassion for others. After graduating from CSULB with a degree in journalism, Stephanie worked for Patch Latino and City News Service before coming to the Long Beach Post in 2015. An avid Harry Potter fan, Stephanie now lives in Bixby Knolls with her boyfriend and their bearded dragon, Austin.