Vehicle goes down embankment near Springer Road in City Heights; driver rescued

SAN DIEGO - Crews rescued at a driver after her car plunged down an embankment near Springer Road in City Heights.

San Diego police said the incident happened just before 6 p.m. in the 1900 block of Springer Road. Police said a car -- for unknown reasons -- plummeted 150 feet down an embankment.

The car landed on its side, according to police.

Police said a helicopter and heavy rescue crew responded to assist in the rescue.

Shortly before 7 p.m., crews were able to pull the woman out, but the extent of her injuries is unknown.

Nearby streets were closed due to the rescue effort.

No other injuries were immediately reported.

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