Car Crashes Over SR-154 Injuring One
One man is injured after his vehicle crashed over Highway 154 near Paradise Roade on Saturday.
Fire crews on scene found a vehicle 100 feet over the side of the roadway. It was initially reported as a vehicle fire that affected the nearby brush, but firefighters cancelled the brush fire response.
According to the fire department, witnesses climbed down to the vehicle, contacted the male driver in his 60's, and were able to extricate him. When firefighters arrived on scene they used a stokes basket and lowered it down to the victim.
Sheriff's Search and Rescue along with firefighters, brought the patient to the roadway who was then transported to Cottage Hospital with minor to moderate injuries in an ambulance.
California Highway Patrol is investigating the cause of this incident.
VehicleAccident w Technical Rescue- Single vehicle 100’ over the side, CAHwy 154 west of Paradise Rd. SBC & Sheriff’s SAR brought solo male in 60’s to roadway using rope rescue system. AMR transport to SB Cottage w moderate injuries.Buellton CHP Investigating. **Call Newsline** pic.twitter.com/1vtDFYIB30
— SBCFireInfo (@EliasonMike) August 19, 2018
Traffic collision with an injury off Highway 154 at Paradise Road, a vehicle is over the side with a possible vegetation fire also.