Driver critically injured in wreck with big rig

January 14, 2009 5:30:06 AM PST
A man was airlifted to the hospital early this morning after police say he slammed into an 18-wheeler in northeast Houston.[SIGN UP: Get headlines and breaking news sent to you]

The semi was pulling out of a driveway on McCarty and Mesa when a pickup truck slammed into the trailer. The small truck became lodged under the trailer and it took emergency crews nearly an hour to cut the driver out.

He was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

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