SAN ANTONIO -

San Antonio firefighters had to use the Jaws of Life to rescue a man from his car after he struck an 18-wheeler on the Northeast Side early Friday morning.

According to San Antonio police, the man ran a red light at Rittiman Road and Fratt just after 3 a.m. and crashed into the 18-wheeler.

Firefighters were called to pull the man out of his mangled vehicle.

Police said the driver was taken to San Antonio Military Medical Center with broken bones. 

Police have not said if the injured driver would face any charges. The big rig driver was not injured.