Female Rescued After Vehicle Goes Down 150-Foot Embankment in Porter Ranch

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A vehicle went down an embankment in Porter Ranch on April 21, 2015. (Credit: KTLA)

A female driver was extricated from a vehicle that went down an approximately 150-foot embankment and into a ravine in the Porter Ranch area Tuesday morning, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.

Preliminary reports indicated that two people were in the vehicle went it went down the embankment near Porter Ranch Park in the 18700 block of Sesnon Boulevard (map), an LAFD alert stated at about 8 a.m.

Fire officials later said one female was trapped inside the vehicle. She was freed from the overturned silver sedan shortly after 8:30 a.m., aerial video over the scene showed.

The female would be taken by ambulance to a hospital, a separate LAFD alert said. Her condition was not immediately known, but fire officials described the female’s injuries as not life threatening.

One person at the scene, who was determined to have been a witness to the incident, was uninjured, according to the Fire Department.

It was not immediately clear how the car ended up down the embankment.

By 9:40 a.m., the sedan had been removed from the ravine and brought up to the street because of concerns over the dry, heavy brush it had landed on, according to LAFD.