Truck crushes car on I-65

I-65 North lanes shut down as emergency responders work to save man from car pinned beneath semi. (Nic Gulas 3/1/2014)
I-65 North lanes shut down as emergency responders work to save man from car pinned beneath semi. (Nic Gulas 3/1/2014)

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) – CBS42 is on the scene of a crash on I-65 North near mile marker 271.

All northbound lanes are closed as of this writing as crews work to remove a car from beneath a semi trailer.

Witnesses on the scene tell CBS42 that trailer popped up and landed on the car. It was dragged about 150 feet.

The only portion of the vehicle not crushed was the drivers seat.

Witnesses tell us the driver was cut out of the vehicle and was alive.

He has been taken to UAB hospital for treatment.

The Alabama State Troopers are working the scene.

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