Tacoma firefighters are on the scene of a pickup truck that’s gone over an embankment at Heron Ridge Drive Northeast and Marine View Drive.
Tacoma police are blocking traffic on Marine View Drive as firefighters work to rescue the truck, police spokesman Mark Fulghum said.
According to scanner traffic, the truck was right side up. A technical rescue team was requested.
The cause of the crash will be under investigation.
UPDATE: The truck went about 100 feet down a heavily wooded embankment in the 6300 block of Marine View Drive, Tacoma fire spokesman Joe Meinecke said.
There is one patient. Firefighters will be performing a high-angle rope rescue to get him out.
The incident began about 10:25 a.m.
UPDATE 2: Firefighters freed the man in the 11 o’clock hour. We don’t know his condition at this point. The man’s injuries were appeared to be minor. Marine View Drive was reopened around 11 a.m.