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Interstate 10 Shut Down After 2 Injured In Accident In Baldwin Park

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BALDWIN PARK (CBSLA.com) — Interstate 10 was shut down temporarily Wednesday morning after two people were injured in a vehicle crash in Baldwin Park.

A van crashed into the center divider near Puente Avenue around 5:30 a.m., according to the California Highway Patrol.

Firefighters had to cut the injured driver from the vehicle. A passenger was also injured in the accident.

Officials closed I-10 in both directions in order for a medical helicopter to land.

The female driver was airlifted to a local hospital.

The condition of both victims is unknown.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

(©2012 CBS Local Media, a division of CBS Radio Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Wire services contributed to this report.)

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