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Firefighters use jaws of life to free a man from an 18 wheeler

 

 

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

Firefighters had to pry a driver out of his 18 wheeler Monday night,  after the big rig rolled over in Midland County.

The semi wrecked around seven Monday evening on County Road 190.

Troopers say the driver took a turn too fast and rolled, trapping him inside the cab for a time.

Firefighters used the jaws of life to get him out.

He was taken to Midland Memorial.

Troopers say the driver will be ticketed for unsafe speed.

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