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Carver crash victim rescued, receives medical treatment at OHSU
Clackamas Fires rope rescue team repelled down an embankment on Highway 224 near Carver to extricate a driver whose vehicle had plunged 30 feet down an embankment.
The crash happened at about 7:30 a.m. today, March 11,
The driver was the only person in the vehicle, and the rescue team used ropes to haul the crash victim up the hill after removing him from the vehicle.
He was transported by AMR ambulance to Life Flight medics at Clackamas Fire's training facility off Highway 224. The Life Flight crew then transported him to Oregon Health & Science University for medical treatment.
Emergency vehicles have cleared the scene, and the road has reopened to traffic.