Woman weathers being trapped in vehicle


LINCOLN CITY — North Lincoln Fire & Rescue crews dispatched to a call at 7:46 a.m. of a pick-up truck off the roadway at milepost 3.5 on Schooner Creek Road discovered a 52-year-old woman trapped in her truck since approximately 2:30 a.m. Tuesday morning.

Firefighters needed to stabilize the vehicle prior to freeing the woman who was transported by Pacific West Ambulance to Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital in Lincoln City.

According to North Lincoln Fire & Rescue paramedic on-scene the woman was dressed for the cold weather, contributing to her survival in the early morning temperatures.

— North Lincoln Fire & Rescue

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