I5 south ramp to Fourth Plain reopens after rollover accident

first_imgThe southbound ramp from Interstate 5 to East Fourth Plain Boulevard was temporarily closed Monday afternoon because of a crash involving a 2004 Chevrolet Impala.Crews from responded to reports of a rollover crash around 2 p.m. Engine 2 was dispatched and immediately called for heavy rescue, which wasn’t available because of staffing, said Joe Spatz, a Vancouver Fire Department spokesman.Ladder truck 1 from the downtown fire station responded instead.Firefighters used a combination of air bags and power tools to extricate a male patient from the car, Spatz said.The man was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries, he said.The ramp was closed until about 3 p.m. while crews waited for a tow truck to arrive, said Trooper Ryan Tanner, state patrol spokesman.last_img read more