Driver rescued from car after crash in Otay Mesa

Posted at 12:29 PM, Oct 22, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-22 15:29:35-04

OTAY MESA, Calif. (KGTV) - A driver was rescued from his car after crashing at a construction site near the U.S.-Mexico border in Otay Mesa Monday morning.

The crash happened shortly after 6 a.m. near Siempre Viva Road, according to San Diego Fire-Rescue Department officials.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation, but the driver became trapped after his car overturned and came to rest on its roof.

Emergency crews used the Jaws of Life to extract the driver from the wreckage. No other occupants were inside the vehicle.

The unidentified man was airlifted to the hospital with injuries of unknown severity.