Two people had to be extricated from their vehicle Sunday afternoon after getting squished between a semi truck and a concrete barrier, trapping them inside.
The incident occurred around 2:45 p.m. on June 3rd in Temple, Texas.
According to Temple Fire and Rescue, the tractor trailer and the sedan were traveling on Interstate 35 south near mile marker 204 when the semi truck changed lanes, squishing the sedan between the big rig and the concrete wall and trapping the people inside.
The unidentified truck driver was not injured in the incident, but fire fighters had to use extrication equipment in order to remove the roof of the sedan and free the two individuals stuck inside. The two were then transported to a nearby hospital for evaluation but are not thought to be seriously injured.
It is not yet clear whether the sedan was operating in the tractor trailer’s blind spot at the time of the crash.
I-35 south was shut down until around 4:30 p.m., causing major traffic backups but. The area has since been cleared.