22-year-old rescued after vehicle tumbles into 75-foot ravine

LIVERMORE (BCN)–A 22-year-old man was rescued early this morning following a solo vehicle crash in Livermore, according to fire officials.

Alameda County firefighters responded to Tesla Road near Eagles

Run Road at 4:05 a.m. on reports of a person that needed rescue after his vehicle went off the road.

Firefighters located a man about 75 feet below the road grade in a ravine.

He had removed himself from the vehicle following the crash and moved about 100 feet away to call for help from his cellphone.

A hauling system was used to the remove the man from the ravine, and he was taken to a hospital and treated for injuries that were not considered life-threatening, according to fire officials.

The cause of the accident is currently under investigation.

On Saturday, April 15, 2017 at 4:05AM, #ALCOFirefighters were dispatched to a report of a traffic collision with rescue in the area of Tesla Road at Eagles Run Road. #ALCOFire Battalion 3, Engine 8, Engine 20 & Engine 21, and Paramedics Plus responded and located a single occupant vehicle accident off the road approximately 75 feet below road grade in a ravine. A 22 year-old male self-extricated from the vehicle and moved over 100 feet away from the vehicle searching for cell service to call 911. The vehicle was not visible from the road. A hauling system was established and used to remove the patient from the ravine. The patient sustained non-life threatening injuries and was transported to a nearby hospital. The incident terminated at 5:45AM. #ALCOFire #ALCOFirefighters #ParamedicsPlus #Rescue #TeslaRoad #Livermore #AlamedaCounty #ACFD #Firefighters #Paramedics #EMS

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