605 Freeway crash: Person ejected from vehicle in Irwindale, airlifted to hospital

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A driver was airlifted to the hospital after he got out of his vehicle on the 605 Freeway in Irwindale and was struck by another car.

A person was airlifted to a hospital after he was apparently ejected from his vehicle following a crash on the 605 Freeway in Irwindale.

The incident occurred shortly after 6 a.m. near Ramona Boulevard on the southbound side of the freeway. As a result of the crash, a person was apparently ejected from a vehicle and thrown onto the northbound side, according to the California Highway Patrol's dispatch notes.

The northbound 605 was temporarily shut down as a Los Angeles County Fire Department helicopter landed in lanes to transport the injured driver. The crash victim's exact condition was not immediately known.

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