When fire crews arrived just before 6:45 a.m., they found the driver of the Modelo beer delivery truck trapped in the cab of his vehicle.
Paramedics had to treat the man while firefighters worked to free him.
“The man was conscious and talking with firefighters during the ordeal,” Rutledge said.
He was freed at 7:24 a.m. and taken to Gwinnett Medical Center in Lawrenceville.
“The driver was extricated by firefighters using hydraulic rescue tools,” Rutledge said. “The extrication took additional time to complete due to the degree of entanglement.”
A woman behind the wheel of the passenger car suffered a minor injury in the crash, Rutledge said.
The driver of the tractor-trailer was not injured.
Gwinnett police are investigating the crash.
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