Driver injured after hitting semi-truck, building

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A woman driving a van northbound on Pine Street was injured after hitting the back of a semi-truck and crashing into the front of a smog and auto repair business, a Madera police sergeant said.

Sgt. Matt Wiles said the semi-truck pulling a trailer Tuesday afternoon overshot a turn and attempted to back up and turn into a business when the van hit it.

“The female driver was injured, with possibly fractured ribs, cuts and other minor injuries, and was taken to Madera Community Hospital,” Wiles said.

The driver of the truck was not injured...


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