SAN DIEGO, CA — A driver was rescued by crews early Monday after a highway crash left his car hanging over a canal in San Diego’s Ridgeview-Webster area, reports ABC 10 News.
The collision occurred off the Interstate 805 offramp to Home Avenue shortly before 5:30 a.m.
It was not immediately clear what led up to the wreck, but the victim’s white Honda Civic landed over a drainage canal and was resting against a chain-link fence.
Passersby stopped in an attempt to help, but feared the car was positioned to fall.
San Diego Fire-Rescue crews worked to secure the Honda to a fire truck and broke the car’s windows before extricating the driver.
The victim was found unconscious and rushed to a nearby hospital where his condition remains undisclosed.
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