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Ga. fire, EMS crews rescue driver after car plunges 40 feet down ravine

Sandy Springs firefighter crews and AMR paramedics used a rope system to extricate the driver who was trapped in the vehicle


Photo/Sandy Springs Fire Department

Matt Bruce
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

SANDY SPRINGS, Ga. — Sandy Springs firefighters rescued a motorist whose vehicle plummeted into a ravine Wednesday evening.

According to the Sandy Springs Fire Department, the driver lost control of their car and plunged into a 40-foot deep ravine. Firefighter crews and paramedics from the American Medical Response deployed a rope system to extricate the driver, who was trapped in their vehicle, fire officials said on Facebook.

The patient was stable after being pulled from the ravine and transported to a hospital, according to the Facebook post. It was not clear where the accident occurred.


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