Man Rescued from Overturned SUV on Spring and Orange

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LBFD rescues man from an overturned vehicle using the jaws of life.

Just after 6 a.m. on the morning of August 28, 2010, units from the Long Beach Fire Department responded to the corner of Orange Ave. and Spring St. to a report of an overturned vehicle with one person trapped.

Firefighters arrived on scene and found the driver of a small SUV upside down and entangled in the wreckage of his vehicle.

Crews used the Jaws of Life to free the man from his damaged vehicle and quickly sent him to a local hospital. The driver suffered only minor injuries and there were no other injuries reported.

The cause of this accident is under investigation.

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