Woman injured after falling from dam

SAN DIEGO - A woman was rescued Monday evening after after falling into a lakebed in the South Bay.

According to San Diego Fire-Rescue Department dispatchers, the unidentified woman, believed to be in her 20s, somehow fell 75 feet into the lakebed near Otay Lakes Road and Wueste Road in Chula Vista.

Dispatchers said the woman suffered head injuries, a fractured right leg, fractured right hip and a blown pupil.

Crews on the ground were able to stabilize the woman, and Mercy Air airlifted her from the scene.

The woman was later transported to the hospital via ambulance.

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