Thirteen firefighters from Rossland, Warfield and Trail responded to the scene of an accident on Rossland Hill Sunday night at approximately 6:30 p.m. A driver went over a 150-foot embankment and had to be extricated and brought back up to the highway by rope rescue. (Trail Times file photo)

Driver extricated by rope rescue from accident near Rossland

A car went over a 150-foot embankment near Rossland, one person extricated by rope rescue

Greater Trail emergency services were called to Rossland Sunday night after a car went down a 150-foot embankment.

The accident happened just after 6:30 p.m. on Wedding Cake Corner (just entering Rossland from Trail near Thompson Ave. and Highway 3B) and involved one person, reported Kootenay Boundary Regional Fire Rescue.

Thirteen firefighters from Rossland, Warfield and Trail responded to the call and had to extricate the driver by using rope rescue.

The person was transported to Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital, his or her condition is unknown.

First responders were on scene for approximately one hour.

The accident is under investigation by the RCMP.

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