MARIN COUNTY, Calif. - First responders rescued an injured driver after their car went plunged several hundred feet into a ravine in Marin County.
The Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office said the incident happened at a Mt. Tamalpais ravine last Friday. The driver suffered major injuries.
The car fell about 530 feet, according to the sheriff's office. It would have gone farther down the hill if it had not crashed into a tree, the sheriff said.
Authorities said three Airforce Airmen witnessed the crash and went down the ravine to help the driver.
A Marin County fire captain later arrived and rappelled down to the vehicle before using life-saving measures while the paramedics were en route.
The driver was extracted and taken to a local hospital. No further information about their condition was available.