Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Another car bites a cliff, last Tuesday

Pacifica cliff rescue
Firefighters and paramedics to the rescue,
seems to happen a lot in Pacifica
 San Jose Mercury News/Erin Ivie, 1/22/14. "Pacifica:  Man hospitalized after driving car 300 feet over cliff."

" Emergency crews rushed a man to a trauma center Tuesday evening after he drove his car off a cliff in Pacifica, officials said.  The victim, who authorities say is about 50 years old, was driving his car about 3:45 p.m. when it went over a cliff in the area of  Manor and Heathcliff drives, said Joe Perez, safety inspector for the North County Fire Authority. The car plunged about 300 over an embankment before coming to a rest in a ravine."  Read article.

Related -  ABC7/Peninsula/KGO,"Firefighters rescue man who drove truck off Pacifica cliff." .... "His pickup landed on the hillside below Manor Drive. Officers cited him for DUI after he was treated for minor injuries at a hospital."  Read more.  Note:  the above photograph is from this short article.

Posed by Kathy Meeh

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Why don't they put a barrier up there?