OREGON CITY, Ore. -- A car went off of a 30-foot cliff and crashed against rocks before landing upside down in the Molalla River Sunday morning, deputies said.
Shortly after midnight, the car ran off Molalla Forest Road east of Molalla.
The driver, 22-year-old Giovanni Demartino of Clackamas, was pulled from the vehicle by 25-year-old Douglas Parkins of Sandy, said Nate Thompson of the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office. The two men then sat on top of the car and waited for rescuers.
The female passenger, 23-year-old Danie Fournier of Oregon City, swam to shore where she was assisted by 31-year-old Michael Holliday and 34-year-old Ricky Hendrickson of Colton, said CCSO Sgt. Robert Wurpes.
By the time the Molalla Fire Department and sheriff's deputies arrived, the car was almost completely submerged. Rescuers then brought Demartino and Parkins across the river by boat and up the cliff with a rope team.
Demartino and Fournier were taken to Oregon Health & Science University, where they were both listed in fair condition Monday morning. Demartino was released Tuesday afternoon.
Alcohol is believed to have been a factor in this crash, Wurpes added. The case has been forwarded to the Clackamas County District Attorney's Office for charges of Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicants and Assault.