Man pinned underneath a semi-truck, faces life-threatening injuries


Rescue teams responded to a man pinned underneath a semi-truck, Thursday afternoon, in South Bakersfield.

The Bakersfield Police Department and Bakersfield Fire Department responded to to the 300 block of Panama Lane, just after 1 p.m.

According to officers, the owner of the semi-truck was working on his vehicle, when it came off the jack stand and landed on top of him. 

The man’s family members were nearby and quickly pulled the man out from underneath the truck.

Officers say the man was taken to a local hospital, and is facing major, life-threatening injuries.

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