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Driver Crashes Car Into Ocean Off Falmouth

FALMOUTH (CBS) - A driver and her car ended up in the ocean off of Falmouth Wednesday night.

Police say the 28-year-old woman was speeding down Maravista Avenue just before 7 p.m. when she blew through a stop sign. Moments later, the car ended up about 50 yards down the beach and into the water.

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Police say the driver was speeding when she crashed into the ocean. (Image credit: David Curran - Satellite News Service)

A witness got her out of the car, which had to be pulled out of the surf with a front end loader.

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Police say the driver was speeding when she crashed into the ocean. (Image credit: David Curran - Satellite News Service)

The driver was the only person in the car. She was taken to Falmouth Hospital with what police said were "non-life-threatening injuries."

Her name was not made public.

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