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Man injured in New Year's Day crash
Rescue personnel work to free a 44-year-old Morrison man who was trapped under the weight of his SUV after he was ejected and it rolled on top of him.
A Morrison man was critically injured New Year’s Day when he was thrown from his truck after he hit a tree, the accident leaving him trapped beneath his overturned vehicle.The driver, Jose A. Hernandez, 44, of Dawn Street in Morrison, was airlifted from Morrison Fire Hall after he was rescued from his entrapment under his vehicle. Ambulance and Morrison firemen labored for half an hour to pull him from the wreckage that had left him pinned between his truck and the ground.The wreck happened on North Main Street in Morrison late Friday morning when Hernandez failed to navigate a slight curve as he was headed toward downtown. His GMC sport utility vehicle entered the front yard of a residence and struck and uprooted two trees before turning onto its side.