One hurt in early morning crash on Bouquet Canyon Road

Firefighters carry man freed from the wreckage of an overturned Jeep. photo for The Signal, by Rick McClure.
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Two people became trapped inside a Jeep that crashed and flipped on Bouquet Canyon Road early Monday morning, one of them was injured and taken to the hospital.

The single-vehicle traffic collision happened shortly before 2:30 a.m. on the 34600 block of Bouquet Canyon Road, just south of the Chaparral Campground.

“We got the call as a (traffic collision), persons trapped,” Vanessa Lozano, spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County Fire Department told The Signal Monday.

Firefighters responding to the crash spent more than an hour at the crash site.

They used hydraulic shears and other tools to free the trapped man from the wreckage of the overturned white Jeep.

“We got the report as two patients trapped in a vehicle that flipped over,” Lozano said. “When they got there,  (firefighters) found one person trapped.”

One person was taken to Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital.

Officers with the California Highway Patrol are investigating.

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Firefighters examine flipped Jeep on Bouquet Canyon Road. photo for The Signal by Rick McClure.


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