Car wedged between semi, interstate barrier in freak morning wreck
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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