Vehicle Rolls on Side in Crash

Elderly man survives accident following collision with truck on Monterey Road

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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