Woman Survives After Car Drives off 200-Foot Cliff

A woman survived, calling for help, three days after her car drove off of a 200-foot embankment in El Dorado County.

Posted: Sep 25, 2018 12:55 PM
Updated: Sep 25, 2018 12:57 PM

EL DORADO COUNTY, Calif. - A woman survived, calling for help, three days after her car drove off of a 200-foot embankment in El Dorado County.

The 47-year-old woman survived, despite major injuries, after she was trapped for three days following the incident. 

Passing kayakers heard her screams for help and called the police. 

She was sp secluded in the area she was found in that even a California Highway Patrol Helicopter had trouble finding her. 

The passing kayakers were able to signal to the helicopter from the ground. 

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