Ventura City Fire Department frees driver trapped after truck crashes into garage

Ventura City Fire personnel responded to a report of a two vehicle traffic collision with one person trapped. The first arriving engine company found one heavily damaged vehicle in the intersection, and a full size pickup truck buried into a nearby residential attached garage, one victim still inside.

The driver of the first vehicle in the intersection was treated at the scene and transported to a local hospital. The driver of the second vehicle required minor extrication, by removing debris and using basic tools, then was also transported. Wood shoring was placed by the truck company to support the damaged load-bearing walls of the structure until further inspection by  Building & Safety could be completed.

No other injuries were reported at the time of this release.

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Photo Credits: Ventura Fire Department

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