KITSAP COUNTY, WA — Emergency crews rescued one person trapped in a car Wednesday evening after a rollover crash down an embankment in Port Orchard, according to KOMO News.
SKFR Crews currently on-scene Phillips Road and Lake Emelia. 1 vehicle over embankment partially in lake with 1 occupant trapped. Working on extrication. Road is closed, please find alternate route. pic.twitter.com/WjzlM4UWxw
— SK Fire & Rescue (@SKFR_Media) August 5, 2021
The crash took place in the area of Phillips Road Southeast and Southeast Emelia Lane and was reported by South Kitsap Fire and Rescue at 5:00 p.m.
It was not immediately clear what led up to the single-car accident that caused the vehicle to fly over the embankment and land partially into a lake.
The road was closed to traffic as crews conducted an extended rescue extrication for one person trapped in the vehicle.
The victim was transported to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
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