Man crushed between big rigs

SAN DIEGO – A man was crushed to death when he got stuck between two big rigs at a trucking warehouse yard in Otay Mesa Tuesday, authorities said.

Trucking-warehouse Google-Maps

Trucking yard in Otay Mesa (Credit: Google Maps)

The accident in the 7900 block of Airway Road was reported about 4:15 p.m., according to the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department.

The victim, whose name was not immediately available, died at the scene, SDFRD spokesman Maurice Luque said.

According to authorities, the victim was in the process of changing a tractor-trailer tire when the incident happened.

The death was under investigation as an industrial accident, police Officer Dino Delimitros said.