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4 Firefighters, Driver Hospitalized After Collision

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(Credit: CBS)

(Credit: CBS)

LAKEWOOD (CBS) — Four firefighters were hospitalized after a collision on the 605 Freeway in Lakewood.

KNX 1070’s Ed Mertz Reports From Lakewood

The firefighters were looking for a vehicle that reportedly rolled over on the southbound 605 Freeway near the Carson off-ramp when they were struck by a sweeper truck, CHP Officer Raoul Nunez said.

The firefighters suffered neck and back injuries, and sustained several cuts. The driver of the sweeper truck, a man in his 50s, is in critical condition.

(©2010 CBS Local Media, a division of CBS Radio Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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