PHOTO: Bill Glazier | SouthPasadenan.com | Fire Department Officials cut out a windshield of a vehicle before pulling out man who was trapped inside following a traffic accident in the 200 block Monterey Road. The vehicle rolled on its side after the crash.
An elderly man was pulled from the wreckage of a vehicle on its side in the 200 block Monterey Road on Thursday afternoon following a collision with a truck.
Eric Zanteson, a division chief with the South Pasadena Fire Department, said the victim was trapped inside the car when authorities arrived at the scene at about 5 p.m.
Crews cut the windshield out of the vehicle to free the man to safety. “It appears that the patient received only minor injuries,” said Zantezon.
PHOTO: Bill Glazier | SouthPasadenan.com | Local Fire Department officials treated an elderly man after he was pulled from his vehicle following a traffic accident Thursday afternoon in the 200 block of Monterey Road.
The man was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment.
Police closed off Monterey Road between Pasadena Avenue and Verde Road while the investigation was underway.
PHOTO: Bill Glazier | SouthPasadenan.com | South Pasadena Fire Department officials were on the scene of a traffic accident involving a vehicle and a truck on Thursday afternoon in the 200 block of Monterey Road.
PHOTO: Bill Glazier | SouthPasadenan.com | South Pasadena Fire Department officials carry an elderly man to safety following collision with a truck in the 200 block of Monterey Road Thursday afternoon.