SUV and tractor-trailer collide on Petroleum Club Road

A woman was seriously injured when an SUV collided with a tractor-trailer on Petroleum Club Road east of Taft early Thursday.

The crash occurred about 3 miles east of Highway 33 just before 6 a.m.

Details on the accident were not immediately available.

The victim was trapped in her vehicle for a time before being extricated by firefighters.

Her injuries were described as moderate.

The track driver apparently escaped injury.

The accident is under investigation by the Taft Police Department.