NEWHALL: Man Rescued From Car 300 Feet Over The SIde

*Time* – Around 0004 *Location* – Sand Canyon Rd, About 1 mi east of Sand Canyon Rd & Santa Clara Truck Trail *Handling Agencies* – LACoFD, CHP Newhall, LACoFD AirOps
Around 0004, LACoFD and CHP Newhall responded to reports of a vehicle over the side of Sand Canyon Road. The first arriving CHP units found a vehicle, approximately 300 feet over the side down the mountain, with one victim in the vehicle. LACoFD firefighters lowered a FF down from the turnout. LACoFD Copter 14 arrived and inserted a flight paramedic to the victim. Per radio traffic, the victim was unable to ambulate on his own. The victim and flight paramedic were hoisted into the helicopter about an hour after the first CHP unit was onscene. The victim was flown in unknown condition to Henry Mayo Hospital. CHP Newhall is handling the investigation Victim rescued around 0056 and airlifted to Henry Mayo Hospital.