WOW: Car Goes Up Tree In Bizarre Crash - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

WOW: Car Goes Up Tree In Bizarre Crash

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KIROTV.COM - A man escaped serious injury but had to be extracted by a technical rescue team after his car came to rest vertically against a tree in a bizarre crash in Kent.

The KIRO 7 Eyewitness News assignment desk first heard about the crash at 6:10 a.m. on Wednesday.

Firefighters from Kent and SeaTac were called to Orillia Road South and South 212th Street where the car went down an embankment and landed vertically on its rear end.

Firefighters used a ladder truck and horizontally extended the ladder to the car.  A cable was then used to secure the car, a window was knocked out, and the driver was rescued.

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