SANTEE, Calif. - A driver was taken to the hospital Tuesday evening after a crash on state Route 125 in Santee.
The crash occurred at about 7:30 p.m. on the northbound side of SR-125 near Mission Gorge Road and prompted a Sig Alert. It was canceled at about 9:40 p.m.
Emergency crews had to use ropes to get the vehicle's door open to rescue the driver.
He was airlifted to Sharp Memorial Hospital in critical condition.
It is unclear if drugs or alcohol were involved in the crash.