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1,000-Pound Gas Station Sign Falls On Man

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A man was severely injured when a 1,000-pound sign fell on him at a Mobil gas station in Calabasas today. He and another man were working on the sign that showcases gas prices outside a Mobil station near the 101 freeway when the sign fell on the man's legs. It happened in the 4800 block of Las Virgenes Road in Calabasas at about 10:50 a.m. this morning, L.A. County Fire Inspector Keith Mora told LAist.

The man was conscious and talking during the rescue, and it took fire crews around 20 minutes to free him. He was airlifted to a hospital with serious injuries to his legs.