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Crews rescue driver trapped under 18-wheeler on Beltway 8 south at San Augustine

PASADENA, Texas – Several lanes of Beltway 8 south at Augustine in Pasadena were shut down Thursday after a car slammed into the back of an 18-wheeler.

The big rig was on the feeder road at Green Shadow when the vehicle ran into the back of it , officials said.

The driver’s car got pinned under the truck in the impact and the driver had to be cut from the car with the Jaws of Life.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.