*Updated* Jaws of Life Used to Free Driver Involved in High Speed Crash

A driver needed the Jaws of Life in order to be freed from his mangled car after crashing at a high speed into a tree.

Update - Statement from Federal Way Police


Federal Way, WA: Just after 11 p.m., emergency crews responded to a reported one vehicle collision on South 320th just east of the on ramps to Interstate 5.

The vehicle struck the tree with such force that pieces of the vehicle were found over 50 feet away.

Crews with South King Fire and Rescue had to use the Jaws of Life to remove the roof and open the driver's door in order to free the driver.

The driver was transported to a local hospital in unknown condition.

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