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Woman Cut From Banning Wreckage on I-10, Hospitalized

Firefighters were dispatched at 3:58 a.m. to the eastbound lanes of the freeway, approaching the Sunset Avenue off-ramp, where they used cutting tools to free the woman and another person from one of the trucks.

Woman Cut From Banning Wreckage on I-10, Hospitalized

Two trucks crashed on Interstate 10 in Banning early Sunday, and left one woman with moderate injuries trapped in the wreckage.

Firefighters were dispatched at 3:58 a.m. to the eastbound lanes of the freeway, approaching the Sunset Avenue off-ramp, where they used cutting tools to free the woman and another person from one of the trucks. The injured woman was flown to a hospital for treatment, Riverside County Fire Department spokeswoman Melody Hendrickson said.

The predawn crash may have involved a tow truck. It snarled traffic on eastbound Interstate 10 and nearby Route 60 for several hours, a California Highway Patrol dispatcher said.


— City News Service.



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