(Photos courtesy Ventura City Fire)
The Ventura City Fire Department says three people were injured, one critically, following a head on crash on Harbor Boulevard near Ventura Harbor Friday morning.
It happened shortly before 9 AM on Harbor Boulevard near Schooner Drive.
A passenger in a van was trapped in the mangled wreckage and had to be extricated by firefighters who also had to deal with gasoline from the vehicle leaking all around them as they went through the extrication process.
The occupants of the other vehicle were able to get out on their own.
Three people were taken to the hospital including the adult male who had life threatening injuries.
The cause of the crash is under investigation by Ventura police.