Man survives crash over embankment, rescued days later

TANEY COUNTY, Mo. — Taney County Ambulance District Paramedics responded to reports of a single vehicle crash on Tuesday, November 8, 2022. A truck had gone over an embankment, traveling several hundred feet into a creek bed.

The patient reported he had been in the accident several days before that was only able to get to his phone and call for help today.” — TCAD

To bring the patient up to the roadway firefighters set up a rope rescue.

The male was transported to an area hospital, an update on his condition is unknown.

Participating in the rescue and recovery of the victim: Western Taney County Fire Protection District, Missouri State Highway Patrol, Taney County Sheriffs Office and Taney County Ambulance District Paramedics.

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