Firefighters Rescue Pedestrian Trapped under Big Rig near Bradley Avenue
PACOIMA, CA (June 21, 2018) – A man was seriously injured Thursday evening following a pedestrian collision on Paxton Street.
According to the Los Angeles Police and Fire Departments, the collision took place around 7:00 PM in the 13400 block of Paxton Street, near Bradley Avenue. A man, described to be in his 40’s, was found trapped beneath a big rig. Firefighters arrived at the scene to free the trapped victim, who was rushed to a hospital and listed under critical condition. There is no update on his current status.
Details on how the collision unfolded and the victim’s identity were not immediately available. No other information has been released to the public at this time.
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