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101 Fwy crash pins tow truck driver to rig

July 3, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
A crash on the 101 Freeway Saturday morning left a tow truck driver pinned against his rig.The tow truck driver was assisting a motorist on the freeway when another car careened into them.

The crash occurred just north of Melrose Avenue at around 2:15 a.m. Authorities said a second person was injured in the crash as well.

One of the two patients was reported in critical condition en route to a hospital, said CHP officials.

Two southbound lanes of the 101 Freeway was closed as police investigated the scene.

No further information is available at this time.

CNS contributed to this report.

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