Firefighters use Jaws of Life to rescue trapped truck driver after horrific accident

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SAN ANTONIO – A major highway on the North Side was shut down after an 18-wheeler accident early Monday morning.  The accident happened just before 3:30 a.m. on U.S. Highway 281 South  and Hildebrand Avenue. 

Police said at one point, the trailer of the big rig was across all lanes of the highway. 

Crews had to use the Jaws of Life to rescue the driver, who was then rushed to the hospital. 

Police are investigating what caused the accident. 

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