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1 person injured after vehicle goes over the edge of the Skyway

Cal Fire Butte County crews rescued a woman Monday afternoon after her vehicle went over the edge of the road on Skyway.

Posted: Feb 1, 2021 2:00 PM
Updated: Feb 1, 2021 4:23 PM

BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. (Update 4:21 p.m.) – One woman has been rescued after her vehicle went 200 feet over the edge below the Skyway near Lookout Point, according to Cal Fire Butte County crews.

Several first responders in the area worked to pull the driver and vehicle back up to safety. The woman was transported to the hospital with moderate injuries.

Alcohol does not seem to be a factor in this incident. The CHP told Action News Now the woman rescued was reaching for her phone when she lost control of her car and went over the edge of the road.

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