|Regional Road 174:
Single-vehicle crash near the Ottawa River closes highway
|(January 17, 2015) Ottawa police closed Regional
Road 174 east of Trim Road after a single-vehicle crash near the Ottawa River. Ottawa firefighters said they were
notified by Ottawa police at about 8:05 a.m. about a vehicle that left the road and went down a bank. (Click on pic to enlarge.)
Water rescue equipment and rope teams were dispatched, but they were not necessary. Firefighters were able to extricate
the driver, through a side removal, using a rear door and the entire side of the vehicle. The lone person, a woman,
was transferred to hospital with a broken arm and possible spinal injuries. Her vehicle was wedged between two
"We put her on a backboard before we brought her out of the vehicle to stabilize her before we brought her
up the embankment," said Ottawa Fire spokesman Mark Messier.
The fire rescue team were on hand and attached ropes to the basket to help lift the stabilized backboard up onto
Messier said the two trees stopped the woman's vehicle from dropping further, but there was no concern of it falling
into the river."
Police closed the 174 between Trim and Quigley Hill roads for the investigation but it reopened before 10 a.m.
Police remind drivers to navigate the
roads carefully and according to the road conditions.
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