Deputy Injured in Collision With Semi-Truck in Rancho Cucamonga

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A San Bernardino County sheriff’s deputy was injured Friday when his patrol car collided with a semi-truck in Rancho Cucamonga, authorities said.

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A sheriff’s deputy was injured in a crash in Rancho Cucamonga on Saturday, Nov. 29, 2013. (Credit: KTLA)

The deputy was transported to a hospital after reportedly being ejected on impact near the intersection of 4th Street and Hermosa Avenue. His condition was not immediately known.

The deputy’s car apparently collided with the semi-truck’s fuel tank, causing a diesel spill. Traffic in the area was diverted while a hazmat team worked to clean up the spill.