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Rear-end crash closes Loop 1604 for 2 hours

A man was hospitalized following a rear-end crash on Loop 1604 and Shaenfield Road early Monday.

Police said a Toyota 4-Runner was stopped at a traffic light when it was rear-ended by a Nissan Maxima.

The driver of the Maxima was trapped in the car and had to be rescued. The man was taken to Christus Santa Rosa Hospital with minor injuries.

The other driver was not hurt.

The crash forced the eastbound lanes of Loop 1604 to be closed for about two hours.