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Crews rescuing driver and passenger of car 75 feet down embankment off South Tacoma Way

Post by Alexis Krell / The News Tribune on Jan. 14, 2013 at 9:15 pm |
January 15, 2013 11:29 am

UPDATE: Police believe alcohol was involved in the crash.

UPDATE: The patients were transported to a local trauma center, according to Tacoma Fire.

INITIAL POST: Crews are working to rescue the driver and passenger of a car that went 75 feet down an embankment between Center Street and South Tacoma Way, at Tacoma Avenue South, according to Tacoma Fire.

Emergency workers learned of the accident at 8:22 p.m.

It’s not clear how the car, which came to rest upside down, went down the embankment, according to Tacoma Fire.

Information about the condition of both patients was not immediately available.

The crash is near the Delin Bridge, which spans the ravine between Center Street and South Tacoma Way.

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