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Teens injured after pickup truck slams into big rig in east Harris County

Two teenagers were hospitalized Monday after a pickup truck hit an 18-wheeler in east Harris County.

Deputies said the driver of the pickup did not see the 18-wheeler pulling out of a business around 11 p.m. near I-10 and Spur 330. The pickup slammed into the trailer of the 18-wheeler and became wedged underneath the big rig, investigators said.

The driver and the passenger in the pickup had to be pulled out of the vehicle and flown to a hospital, police said. 

Both are expected to survive.

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