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Driver Rescued After Car Plunges Off Cliff In Malibu

MALIBU (CBSLA) – Firefighters used a helicopter to reach a trapped driver after their car tumbled about 200 feet down the side of a steep embankment in Malibu Thursday morning.

Driver Rescued After Car Plunges Off Cliff In Malibu
A car went off the side of a cliff in Malibu, Calif. Dec. 31, 2020. (CBSLA)

The crash occurred before 10:15 a.m. on Kanan Dume Road, about four miles north of the Pacific Coast Highway.

Los Angeles County Fire crews responded and with the help of a helicopter, reached the trapped driver and extricated them at around 11 a.m.

The driver was then airlifted to a hospital with unknown injuries.

The circumstances of the wreck were not confirmed. It's unclear if anyone else was in the vehicle.

 

 

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