Firefighters extricate motorist from wreckage of two vehicle crash in Eastvale

A pickup truck and a larger truck crashed today in Eastvale, trapping one person in the wreckage.

Firefighters were dispatched at 12:12 p.m. to the corner of Hamner Avenue and Harvest Drive, where they radioed the pickup had crashed into the tractor trailer from behind.

Cutting tools were used to free the trapped person in the pickup, Riverside County Fire Department spokeswoman Melody Hendrickson said. The extent of the person’s injuries was not disclosed but firefighters at the scene he was being flown out to Riverside Community Hospital.

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