Truck Lands on Top of C7 Corvette in Costa Mesa, California

Costa Mesa firefighters and California Highway Patrol investigate major accident southbound Costa Mesa Freeway ,just north of Wilson Street, Thursday evening, August 11,2016. Costa Mesa firefighters had to extricate the driver of the car. He was transported to local trauma center. ADDITIONAL INFO:cmcutrescue.05-08/11/16-Photos by RICHARD KOEHLER,CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHER

Costa Mesa freeway crash ends with truck on top of Corvette; one hurt

By ALMA FAUSTO / STAFF WRITER
The Orange County Register

COSTA MESA, CA – One person was hospitalized after a pickup truck ended up on top of a Corvette following a crash in Costa Mesa on Thursday evening.

Costa Mesa firefighters responded to the southbound 55 freeway at Victoria Street to a report of a crash with injuries at about 5 p.m. Fire officials shared on Twitter that one person was trapped inside.

Firefighters cut one person out of the Corvette. The victim was taken to a trauma center.

It was immediately unclear what happened before the collision and what the victim’s condition was.

California Highway Patrol officers were called to the scene at 5:12 p.m. and reported that several cars were blocking lanes, according to the online incident log. A 1-hour SigAlert was issued shortly after. All lanes were reported clear at 6:50 p.m.

Source: Orange County Register

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