On Monday, April 3rd, 2017, at approximately 3:41pm, Tillamook 911 received a call regarding an overturned raft in the Wilson River near Alice’s Restaurant. The caller, who was relaying the information, advised there were two people, a male and a female, who were struggling to get the raft out of the water. The caller also advised that there were people nearby telling them to just get out of the water and not worry about their property.
Tillamook Fire personnel who arrived on scene advised they observed two subjects hanging on to a tree in the middle of the river. The Tillamook County Sheriff and Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded and the Oregon State Police also responded with a motorized drift boat.
At about 3:58pm Fire personnel reported that the male had made it to the bank of the river but the female was still in the middle of the river on a log. At approximately 4:51pm the female was rescued by OSP and transported to the bank for EMS evaluation. Both subjects refused medical assistance and were transported by to their vehicle by Mills Bridge.
Information provided by TCEM