Tillamook County Forest Deputies Help to Locate ATV Accident Sunday, Feb. 2nd


On February 2, 2020 at about 1:26 PM, Washington County Consolidated Communications Agency (WCCCA) received a partial 911 call asking for medics in Browns camp area but WCCCA kept losing the call. The only information received was recreational vehicle accident at “University Falls”. Tillamook County Forest Deputies responded to the area but could not locate a scene. WCCCA later got another 911 from a residence on Hwy 6 who had an involved party at his house reporting an ATV crash at Browns Camp.

Turns out the caller got a ride to a nearby house and called from a residence near Hwy 6 and Agarts Rd. Banks Fire Department responded and picked up the caller and gave him a ride back to Browns Camp where he guided rescuers over to Beaverdam Rd but the wasn’t sure where to go. Deputies located the scene about 7 mile mark of Beaverdam and got medical assistance guided in. The accident was a single quad with 2 passengers. The driver was a 17 year old male from Vancouver with a minor injury who was checked out by medical. The passenger was a 26 year old male from Portland with possible chest and spinal injuries who was Life Flighted to Portland. They took a turn to fast went off the road in timber and possibly hit a tree or two. Neither could remember what happened. Tillamook Sheriff Deputies were assisted by Washington County Sheriff’s Deputies, Tillamook Fire, Banks Fire, Adventist Ambulance, Life Flight, WCCCA, and Tillamook 911.