Wash. Crews Rescue Man from Ravine

BOTHELL, Wash. --

A man was rescued from his truck in Bothell after it plunged 100 feet down a ravine late Tuesday, reported KIRO 7 Eyewitness News.

The truck careened straight over the road's edge, taking out a chain-link fence on the way down.

The truck ended up beneath the intersection of 205th Street and 123rd Avenue Northeast, where it remains Wednesday morning.

The vehicle dropped down 50 feet and then traveled another 50 feet before coming to rest in a wooded area that made it difficult for firefighters to make the rescue.

Once firefighters extracted the man from the vehicle, the victim was carried through thick brush to reach an ambulance.

A man who heard the crash and subsequent honking of the truck's horn said he rushed up the hill to help.

"I was shaking a little bit, the adrenaline was going, but once everything got settled down and I knew that he was OK, I think everything was all right," said Fauuma Jerome.

KIRO 7 News video filmed from the top of the hill showed the truck deep in the brush.

A tow truck crew said retrieving the truck will be difficult.

The man's condition is not known.

Police are investigating the cause of the crash.

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