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Crews rescue two people after car goes over embankment in Tacoma

Two people were rescued Tuesday after their car drove off the road and down a steep embankment.
Credit: Tacoma Fire

TACOMA, Wash. — A team with Tacoma Fire rescued two people from a vehicle that drove off a steep embankment in the 6600 block of Marinera Street Tuesday afternoon.

One person was safely raised to the street by 4:30 p.m.

The second was raised to the road just before 5 p.m.

Neither was seriously injured, according to Tacoma Fire. 

The crash occurred around 3:30 p.m. when a couple was backing out of their driveway and went too far, according to Tacoma Fire.

The vehicle was pulled from the ravine and impounded.