A Thursday morning (Dec. 31, 2020) collision resulted in a rope rescue performed by Hamilton emergency crews.
The single-vehicle collision occurred on the downbound (west leg) lanes of the Sherman access at around 7:30 a.m.
#HamOnt Police are investigating a single vehicle collision on the Sherman Access.
Please be mindful of the below road and access closures.#BeSafe #DriveSafe #BeKind #StaySafe https://t.co/XaMGa3ea0S pic.twitter.com/oB5omArq4O
— Hamilton Police (@HamiltonPolice) December 31, 2020
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The vehicle dropped nearly 100-feet and became trapped on the embankment, according to reports.
The Sherman Access was blocked off at Wentworth St.
The driver of the vehicle is described as a man in his 40s. He was transported to hospital after extradition from his vehicle.
UPDATE: Police say Sherman Access is now open.
Vehicle over the escarpment (down approximately 100 feet) at Sherman Cut and Sherman Access in #HamOnt. Male driver in his 40's extricated by @HamiltonFireDep crews and being transported to hospital by @HPS_Paramedics. @hamiltonfire288
— DR (@Media371) December 31, 2020