Car plunges over retaining wall down 30-foot embankment in Sandy - KPTV - FOX 12

Car plunges over retaining wall down 30-foot embankment in Sandy

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SANDY, OR (KPTV) -

A car with four people inside went over a retaining wall and down a 30-foot embankment in Sandy on Monday night.

Emergency crews responded to Dubarko Road near the intersection with Bluff Road at 9:50 p.m.

Investigators said a Pontiac sedan driven by 19-year-old Hunter Rowe of Sandy left the roadway, crashed through a chain-link fence and plunged around 30 feet over a retaining wall.

The car landed on its top.

When firefighters arrived, two people had made it up to the roadway, one suffering from injuries. That person, 22-year-old Jordan Pullen of Sandy, was taken to the hospital by ambulance.

Investigators learned two people were still down with the car, one suffering from serious injuries.

Rescue crews from the Sandy Fire District used an extension ladder to reach the car and provide medical treatment, while also assisting the uninjured person up the ladder.

A high-angle rope rescue team from Clackamas County Fire District #1 was called out to get the injured person back up to the roadway.

Gerami Miller, 21, the right rear passenger in the car, was taken by medical helicopter to the hospital. An update on his condition was not available.

Rowe was cited by police for careless driving.

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