Accident scene in La Mirada
The accident scene in La Mirada. Photo by OnScene.TV

A big rig carrying liquid nitrogen and a box truck crashed on a La Mirada street Friday morning and one of the drivers was freed from the wreckage.

Deputies responded about 12:30 a.m. to the crash scene at the intersection of Gannet Street and Valley View Avenue, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Norwalk Station.

One of the drivers was freed from the wreckage by firefighters, but it was unclear which truck he was driving. The driver was taken to a hospital with serious injuries, the sheriff’s department said.

The big rig was carrying liquid nitrogen, but there was no spill, the LASD said.

The cause of the crash was under investigation.

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