Crews respond to single car accident with partial ejection

BRUSH PRAIRIE — Crews from Clark County Fire District 3 responded to a single car motor vehicle accident Tuesday morning at 6:48 a.m. on NE 139th St. near NE 212th Ave. in Brush Prairie.

On arrival, the firefighters found one occupant partially ejected and pinned by their vehicle. Firefighters secured the vehicle, extricated the occupant, and prepared for transport.

Fire District 3 was assisted by the Vancouver Fire Department, AMR, and the Clark County Sheriff’s Office who directed traffic and investigated the incident.

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Clark County Fire District 3 crew members responded to a single car accident Tuesday morning on NE 139th St. near NE 212th Ave. One occupant was partially ejected from the vehicle and transported to an area hospital with injuries. Photo courtesy of Fire District 3

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Ken Vance got his start in the newspaper industry in 1987 as a reporter at The Columbian Newspaper in Vancouver. Vance graduated from Stevenson High School in Stevenson, WA, and attended Clark College in Vancouver. He worked for The Columbian from 1987-2001. He was most recently a staff member of The Reflector Newspaper in Battle Ground, where he served as editor since 2010 and reporter since 2007. Vance’s work in the newspaper industry has won him multiple awards, including a first place award from the Society of Professional Journalists for in-depth reporting.

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