Car crushed by 18-wheeler off expressway in San Benito

Accident between a car and an 18-wheeler

Authorities are investigating an accident where a car ended up being crushed by an 18-wheeler in San Benito.

It all happened on the northbound lanes of Expressway 77/83 at FM 509 just after 6:30 p.m. Friday.

Details were not immediately avaiable but the accident involved a white Chevrolet Malibu and an 18-wheeler.

Firefighters were called to the scene to use the Jaws Of Life to extract the driver of the car from the white car.

Police said four people inside the Malibu were all rushed to the hospital with non-fatal injuries.

Authorities have shut down the northbund lanes of the expressway while they investigate the accident.

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