2 people, including child, trapped in car that plunged off side of road in Angeles National Forest

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Thursday, August 23, 2018
Car plunges off side of road in Angeles National Forest; 2 trapped
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Two people - including a child - were trapped inside a vehicle that plunged 75 feet over the side of the road in the Angeles National Forest Thursday.

ANGELES NATIONAL FOREST (KABC) -- Two people - including a child - were trapped inside a vehicle that plunged 75 feet over the side of the road in the Angeles National Forest Thursday.

The incident was reported to authorities by a passerby around 7:20 a.m. near Mt. Emma Road and Angeles Forest Highway.

Authorities said a 44-year-old and a 10-year-old were trapped inside the vehicle. A third person was said to be on the roadway.

Fire crews were able to rescue the two victims from the car.

Two patients were airlifted to a hospital, and one was transported by a ground ambulance. Their conditions were not immediately known.