CHATSWORTH — At least two men were injured on Friday night after two vehicles – truck and bus had a collision in Chatsworth.
The crash happened after 9:30 p.m. in Topanga Canyon Boulevard’s 9900 block near Lassen Street.
The impact was so great that one of the men was trapped inside the wreckage. Emergency crew had to free victim from the damaged vehicle.
The 40-year-old driver of the truck was brought to the hospital under life threatening condition.
According to Erik Scott of the Los Angeles Fire Department, the man of 49 years who was operating the bus was in fair condition as his injuries were minor.
As investigation is ongoing, no other information of the accident was given out to the press.
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