BANNING, Calif. - 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.