Driver Critically Injured in Car-versus-Tree Collision Wednesday

Published : Wednesday, December 26, 2018 | 8:14 PM

Photo courtesy Pasadena Fire Dept.

Arriving Pasadena firefighters needed to use “Jaws of Life” equipment to extricate a seriously injured driver from their car after it collided with a tree on South Orange Blvd. shortly after noon Wednesday.

Fire crews took about 15 minutes to remove the driver, whom authorities have not identified or described.

The 12:23 p.m. incident occurred near the intersection of Wigmore Drive and South Orange Grove.

The victim was taken to a local hospital in critical condition, according to a Pasadena Fire Dept. sources.





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