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Car slams into tree in Milwaukie; driver suffers traumatic injuries

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Photo: Clackamas Fire District #1 Photo: Clackamas Fire District #1
Photo: Clackamas Fire District #1 Photo: Clackamas Fire District #1
MILWAUKIE, OR (KPTV) -

A driver was taken to the hospital as a trauma patient after slamming into a tree and narrowly missing an apartment building, according to firefighters.

Crews from Clackamas Fire District #1 responded to Southeast King Road on Tuesday morning.

Investigators said a car heading west left the roadway and crashed. One person was trapped inside.

Firefighters said the driver was conscious, but confused with a head injury.

Hydraulic tools were used to rescue the driver, who was taken to the hospital and entered into the trauma system.

No other details were immediately released by firefighters.

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