UPDATED Dec. 31, 3:45 p.m. As of 2 p.m., Newton Police could not offer any additional details on the crash or the driver involved. According to Officer Eric Rosenbaum, the accident is still under investigation.
UPDATED, 12:17 p.m.: Firefighters transported one person to Beth Israel Deaconness Hospital in Boston with serious injuries after a morning car crash on Beacon Street, according to the Newton Fire Department Twitter feed.
The accident occurred when a silver pickup truck slammed into a tree at 733 Beacon St., according to the Newton Fire Department. The driver became trapped, but firefighters used the Jaws of Life to extricate the individual.
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Firefighters are responding to a car vs. tree crash on Beacon Street, according to Twitter traffic.
Firefighters have extricated one person from the car at 733 Beacon St., according to Matthew Carter, who tweets police and fire incidents.