Firefighters on Friday rescued a woman who was thrown out of her vehicle when she lost control and crashed into a dam on Route 76 just east of Interstate 15 in the Pala Mesa area.
Captain John Choi of the North County Fire Protection District said the accident happened at 6 p.m. 16:30
“A woman driving her vehicle lost control of a notorious dead man’s curve and crashed over the side of a dam with a fall of 40 feet,” Choi said.
“She was able to crawl out of her vehicle but had injuries that required firefighters to respond to using stokes baskets to perform a breathing action and bring her safely up to the side of the road,” he said.
Choi said the victim, who was not identified, was hospitalized with moderate injuries.