Victims Rescued after Vehicle Plunges off Los Angeles County Cliff

July 8, 2024
One person was flown to a trauma center after the crash in the Angeles National Forest.

Two people were hospitalized after a crash sent a vehicle plummeting off a cliff in the Angeles National Forest late Sunday night. 

Los Angeles County firefigters and rescue personnel were notified after witnesses heard screaming.

One person was pinned in the wreckage located 40 feet below the cliff, KTLA reported.

A helicopter was used to transport one victim while the other was taken to a hospital by ambulance. 

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Susan Nicol is the news editor for She is a life member and active with the Brunswick Volunteer Ambulance & Rescue Company, Oxford Fire Company and Brunswick Vol. Fire Co. Susie has been an EMT in Maryland since 1976. Susie is vice-president of the Frederick County Fire/Rescue Museum. She is on the executive committee of Frederick County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Association. She also is part of the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems (MIEMSS) Region II EMS Council. Susie is a board member of the American Trauma Society, Maryland Division. Prior to joining the Firehouse team, she was a staff writer for The Frederick News-Post, covering fire, law enforcement, court and legislative issues.