MILLBURY, MASS. (WHDH) - A Bronx, New York man became trapped in the cab of a tractor-trailer after crashing through a guardrail on the Massachusetts Turnpike and going down an embankment on Saturday morning.

Emergency crews responding to a report of a crash on the eastbound side of the highway near mile marker 94 at about 7 a.m. found an overturned tractor-trailer entangled in brush at the base of an embankment, according to the Millbury Fire Department.

Firefighters worked for three hours to extricate the 51-year-old driver from the wreckage, officials said.

He was transported to UMass Memorial Hospital with serious injuries.

The cause of the crash is under investigation. No charges have been filed at this time.

 

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