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Three people taken to Beaumont hospital after late Friday night wreck in Orange

First responders used the jaws of life to free a driver following the two-vehicle crash.

ORANGE, Texas — Three people had to be taken to the hospital, with one in serious condition, after a Friday night wreck in Orange.

Orange Police officers and firefighters responded to the 2500 block of West Park Avenue after receiving a call about a two-vehicle crash before 11 p.m. 

When emergency crews arrived at the scene, they saw a Pontiac and Tahoe. First responders told a 12News crew at the scene the two vehicles collided, causing the Tahoe to flip and land on its side behind a fence.

The driver of the Pontiac was trapped. First responders had to cut them out with the jaws of life. 

A passenger in the Pontiac was able to free himself from the car. The driver of the Tahoe was already out of his car when a 12News crew got the scene.

All three were taken to a Beaumont hospital. The driver of the Pontiac was in serious condition, according to first responders at the scene.

The conditions of the passenger in the Pontiac and driver of the Tahoe are currently unknown.

Credit: E.J. Williams
Credit: E.J. Williams
Credit: E.J Williams

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