Big Rig Overturns And Traps Driver On The 710 Freeway
2010-08-06 · By Editor
The force of the impact ruptured at least one of the truck’s saddle tanks sending a torrent of diesel fuel across the roadway. It took crewmembers from Truck 7 roughly 10 minutes to cut the driver, who appeared to be in his 30’s, from his vehicle. He was transported by LBFD rescue 13 to a local trauma center in moderate distress.Fortunately, there were no other vehicles involved and no other injuries reported.
The transition road remained closed for several hours to facilitate clean up. The cause of this accident is under investigation. A total of 22 fire department personnel responded to this incident.