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Car wedged between semi, interstate barrier in freak morning wreck

5 years 5 months 2 weeks ago Thursday, June 21 2018 Jun 21, 2018 June 21, 2018 9:24 AM June 21, 2018 in News
Source: WBRZ

SPRINGFIELD – There were no major injuries in a freak wreck where a car got wedged between a highway barrier and the trailer of an 18-wheeler Thursday morning.

The Springfield Fire Department posted the scary images on social media with the note “Luckily, there were no life-threatening injuries.”  One person in the crushed car was taken to the hospital.  State Police said the person, a passenger, was not wearing a seatbelt. 

The crash happened near the Holden exit around sunrise.

Images showed the red car sandwiched and crushed between an eastbound I-12 barrier and the truck.

The truck driver was cited for careless operation, State Police said. 


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