PF&R responds to a rollover accident.

April 25, 2015 15:20

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At 12:48 today PF&R responded to a car rollover at the corner of SE Madison & SE Water Ave. When crews arrived they found one Female in her mid-30's attempting to extricate herself from a car on its side. Fire crews were able to quickly extricate the driver from the car which had crashed into a building.

Crews found that the car broke through the guard rail from the Hawthorne bridge onramp and traveled approximately 50 feet before crashing into the structure. There was nobody in the building at the time. The Driver had no obvious injuries but was put into the trauma system due to the mechanism of injury, and sent to OHSU. Fire crews found one other patient, a Female in her mid-30's, who was injured by falling debris from the bridge. The second patient was on the sidewalk bel

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