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Westlake head-on crash sends 8 to hospital

An injured person is wheeled away in a gurney following a car crash in Westlake on Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012.

August 12, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
Eight people were rushed to the hospital following a head-on crash in Westlake early Sunday morning.

Twenty-five firefighters responded to the scene at Third and Parkview streets at about 1 a.m.

They had to use the Jaws of Life to rescue one person from the mangled wreckage. Police say a driver was speeding and lost control on a tight turn, crashing into an oncoming car.

No drugs or alcohol were involved.