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4 L.B. firefighters hurt in freeway crash

September 30, 2010 12:55:36 AM PDT
Four Long Beach firefighters were injured in a crash on the 605 Freeway at Carson Street in Lakewood early Thursday morning.Authorities said a cement-pumping truck traveling about 60 miles an hour slammed into the back of a fire truck that was responding to a possible car accident.

Three of the firefighters suffered serious injuries. One other firefighter and the truck driver suffered moderate injuries.

All lanes of the southbound 605 Freeway were shut down temporarily. The cause of the accident is still under investigation.