LORDSTOWN - Two truck drivers were taken to area hospitals Friday afternoon after being pinned between their trucks as they were leaving the General Motors Lordstown plant, according to police.
The drivers, who have not yet been identified, were leaving the Lordstown plant about 12:20 p.m. when one driver stopped at the plant's gate and walked to the rear of his vehicle to open its back door for an inspection.
When he could not get the door open, the driver behind him got out of his vehicle to help.
A medical helicopter on Friday transported a truck driver that was injured in an accident outside th
"As they were trying to get the rear door open, the rear truck moved forward and pinned the men between them (the trucks)," Lordstown police Chief Brent Milhoan said.
The Lordstown Fire Department and two ambulance companies arrived to help.
One of the drivers was taken from the scene by ambulance, and the second driver taken from the scene by helicopter.
When contacted about the incident, the automaker referred all questions to the police.
The police department had not released the names of the victims as of late Friday.