Firefighters rescue woman who drove off bridge

CHATSWORTH, Calif. The crash happened just before noon on Parthenia Street near Nobel Avenue. Once firefighters arrived, they climbed down into the 25-foot channel and placed the woman in a metal stretcher and used ropes and pullies to hoist high her above the channel to safety.

The woman was taken to a hospital in serious condition. There were no other people in the car. The cause of the crash is under investigation.

Copyright © 2019 KABC-TV. All Rights Reserved.