Lynchburg Fire Dept. rescue four people from car after it goes over 50-foot embankment

Lynchburg Fire Dept. on scene of car crash on Murray Place (Lynchburg Fire Department)

LYNCHBURG, Va. – The Lynchburg Fire Department and other crews helped to rescue four people from a car crash at the dead end of Murray Place just after 12 a.m. on Saturday morning.

Crews said a car with four people in it had crashed through a guardrail, went airborne down a 50-foot embankment and landed upside down on railroad tracks.

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Firefighters and technical rescue teams spent two hours extricating two people from the car, whereas the other two passengers were able to get out themselves.

Crews then helped bring all four up the steep embankment and into waiting ambulances.

All four people were taken to the hospital.

An incredible job by our crews early this morning as they responded to a motor vehicle crash at the dead end of Murray...

Posted by Lynchburg Fire Department on Saturday, December 9, 2023

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