Milwaukie

2 men trapped in truck after crash into tree

2 men trapped in truck after crash into tree

MILWAUKIE, Ore. -- Two men were injured and had to be freed by firefighters using the Jaws of Life Tuesday morning following a car crash in Milwaukie.

Firefighters were called to a report of a truck into a tree in the area of Southeast Harold Avenue and Southeast Whipple Avenue. Arriving crews found the truck had significant front end damage, according to the Clackamas Fire District No. 1.

It took 15 minutes for firefighters to extricate one man and five minutes to free the other victim.

After crews freed the men using the Jaws of Life, both victims were taken to Oregon Health & Science University. One man was taken by ambulance and the other was taken by Life Flight helicopter with serious injuries.

Investigators don't yet know what caused the truck to crash into the tree.