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Trucker found laying in puddle of diesel with leg pinned between trailer, truck

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A truck driver was pinned between his truck and a barrier wall in an accident in California on Saturday morning. 

The incident occurred on February 11th at 5:22 a.m. in Hesperia, California. 

According to VVNG News, the California Highway Patrol and the San Bernardino County Fire Department arrived at the scene to find a single semi truck with major front end damage at the northbound Interstate 15 between Ranchero Road and Highway 395.

Emergency responders found the driver stuck with his leg pinned between the trailer and the concrete barrier wall, laying in a puddle of diesel fuel. Firefighters used special equipment to free the man, which took around a half hour. 

Several lanes of I-15 were shut down for the rescue and cleanup. No further details about the crash were available. 

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