Man stuck in Forest Grove ravine for 12 hours after fall on tractor


Man being treated for serious injuries but expected to survive

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Emergency crews were called in to rescue a man who had been stuck for at least 12 hours in a ravine after crashing a tractor in Forest Grove Tuesday morning.

Forest Grove Fire reported a Life Flight helicopter being brought into the scene off a crash off Highway 6 at NW Timmerman Road just after 9 a.m. Officials later confirmed the man was found by his wife earlier in the morning who had gone looking for him after he never returned home the day before.

Crews at scene said the man suffered broken bones. FGF said he is currently in Portland being treated for serious injuries but is expected to survive.

The highway was temporary closed near the crash site for the helicopter to land but has since reopened, according to FGF.

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