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2 people cut out of car after turning in front of moving truck, police say

Both driver, passenger alert when taken to hospital, witness says

SAN ANTONIO – Two people had to be cut from their car Saturday afternoon after colliding with a moving truck, police said.

The crash happened just before 12:30 p.m. on Bulverde Road between TPC Parkway and Evans Road.

Edward Fumbancs, one of the people inside the moving truck when the crash happened, told KSAT that the crash was instantaneous. The driver flipped the moving truck while trying to avoid the people in the car.

"We looked up and they were in our lane," he said. "We tried to avoid them. I guess they were kind of confused as to what lane they were supposed to be in."

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One witness, Chris Bohannan, said he was driving behind a black car when the driver appeared to make an unprotected left turn into a nearby neighborhood. 

"This truck tried to move out of the way, but it couldn't," Bohannan said.

He said that the impact trapped two people in the black car under the dashboard and that he and his wife were unable to move the two people in the car.

He said that while a woman in the car had an exposed fracture and both were in a lot of pain, the two occupants of the car were talking and alert when firefighters cut them out of the car.

Police said the two people in the car, a man and a woman, suffered life-threatening injuries. Two of the three people in the moving truck were also taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Fumbancs said other witnesses to the crash told him this isn't the first major crash they've seen in the area.

"We were headed to a drop off, and I guess this is a dangerous intersection, apparently, from what someone else said, because there's a lot of stuff that happens here," he said.

It's unclear if any charges will be filed in the crash. Police are asking people to stay away from the area as they investigate.