Medic pulls big-rig crash victim from burning wreck
An off-duty paramedic and two other witnesses pulled the injured driver from the truck, before he later died at the hospital
VALLEJO, Calif. — A Calif. big-rig driver was killed in fiery highway crash Thursday, authorities said.
An Ace Hardware big-rig and a pickup truck collided early Thursday morning, causing the big-rig to fall from an overpass and land below in a grassy area and catch fire, according to ABC 7.
An off-duty paramedic and two witnesses ran to the burning big-rig and pulled the driver out of the cabin. The driver was taken to the hospital and later pronounced dead. A hazmat team was on the scene as the big-rig dealing with the big-rig's load.
The pickup truck driver refused medical attention.
The crash is under investigation.