Speeding trucker crashes down SR-14 embankment

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SR-14 near Cape Horn Road closed in both directions

A lumber truck driver was trapped when the semi he was driving went down an embankment along SR-14 near Cape Horn Road, June 2, 2020 (WSP)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A lumber truck driver was trapped when the semi he was driving went down an embankment along SR-14, the Washington State Patrol said.

Emergency responders were able to remove the driver and rushed him to PeaceHealth Southwest for treatment. Authorities said it did not appear as if he suffered any major injuries.

The crash near Cape Horn Road closed the road in both directions near Milepost 26 for a period of time, authorities said.

Investigators said speed was a contributing factor in the crash. The driver’s name has not been released and it’s not known if any charges will be filed.

A lumber truck driver was trapped when the semi he was driving went down an embankment along SR-14 near Cape Horn Road, June 2, 2020 (WSP)

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