Two loggers rescued after an accident down a steep embankment

Umpqua, OR – Two loggers were rescued after an accident that took place southwest of Eugene.

A report states that fire crews responded to the scene Wednesday morning and found two men about 800 feet down a steep embankment. One of the men was pinned underneath a log.

Both loggers were removed from the mountain in a litter basket with rope systems.

One of the logging workers was flown to a hospital in Springfield with multiple trauma injuries while the other had minor injuries and was taken by ambulance to a Roseburg hospital.

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