VIDEO: Firefighters had to free a driver who was later transported to the hospital in serious condition after he collided with a semitractor-double-trailer Tuesday afternoon.
Officers and emergency personnel were dispatched to a crash at the corner of River Road and Commerce Drive involving a silver Toyota Tundra and a semitractor-double-trailer. The crash seriously injured the driver of the Tundra who was trapped inside the pickup truck, St. George Police Officer Berkely Christian said.
Upon arrival, officers found the pickup partially blocking one of the southbound lanes on River Road, while the semi was stopped in the center turn lane blocking one of the northbound lanes.
The driver was unconcious and trapped by mangled metal. Firefighters using hydraulic equipment began the process the cutting away the metal to free the man who was then transported to Dixie Regional Medical Center in serious condition.