Vehicle ends up in Tualatin River after accident

Vehicle occupants walked to nearest house for help

The Gaston Rural Fire District responded to a report of a vehicle in the Tualatin River late Thursday afternoon, Sept. 4, 2014. (Gaston Rural Fire District)
The Gaston Rural Fire District responded to a report of a vehicle in the Tualatin River late Thursday afternoon, Sept. 4, 2014. (Gaston Rural Fire District)

GASTON, Ore. (KOIN 6) — The Gaston Rural Fire District responded to a report of a vehicle in the Tualatin River on Thursday.

Crews said the vehicle’s occupants had walked to the nearest house in the area of Lee Falls Road and Nixon Drive to call for help around 3:30 p.m.

The vehicle was located approximately 3/8 of a mile from the home in the river.

Only one of the occupants was transported to a hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

There was no word on how the vehicle ended up in the river.

No additional information was immediately available.

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