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Driver in Abbotsford rescued from car down 50-foot embankment

Emergency crews rescued a man from a car that went down a 50-foot embankment Friday evening in Abbotsford.

Police, ambulance and fire crews responded at about 10 p.m. to a motor vehicle accident on Harris Road near Olund Road. When they arrived, they found the car down the embankment with the driver still inside.

Crews worked to free the man and then moved him up the steep hill to the waiting ambulance. He was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

 

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