SAN DIEGO, CA – A vehicle hydroplaned into a ditch at an intersection in El Cajon in the early morning hours on Monday, according to CHP.
The driver lost control of the hydroplaning car on Campo Road near Hollyhock Lane at about 3:20 a.m. and the vehicle landed in a ditch alongside the road.
The driver was able to exit the vehicle and was not injured, although an ambulance did come to the scene as a precaution.
A tow truck with a cable was called to pull the vehicle out of the ditch, one of many that hydroplaned during the winter weather overnight.
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