Man rescued from gorge after vehicle goes over

March 14, 2017 01:55 PM

Rochester firefighters have rescued a man after a vehicle went through a fence and over a gorge on Maplewood Drive Tuesday morning.

Firefighters say the vehicle went over around 11:15 a.m.

When rescue teams arrived on scene, firefighters found the car was all the way at the bottom of the enbankment near Seneca Parkway.

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Using both rope and water rescue teams, firefighters say it took about 25 minutes to rescue the driver. Right now, the victim's condition is not yet known. He was taken by ambulance for treatment.

The snowy and cold weather made the rescue difficult, but firefighters were able to quickly work and help the person.

It's not clear at this time what caused the crash.


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