The Campbell River Fire Department rescued two patients from a vehicle that had gone 60 ft. down an embankment near Roberts Lake yesterday afternoon. Photo by the Campbell River Fire Department.

Campbell River Fire department rope rescues car accident victims

Yesterday afternoon the Campbell River Fire Department responded to reports of a car accident north of Campbell River on Highway 19.

A vehicle had gone 60 feet down a steep embankment near Roberts Lake.

Crews built a rope rescue system to access the vehicle and remove the two patients from the scene, after they were extracted from the car.