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Colorado Springs firefighters rescue car from 150 yards down steep terrain

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Colorado Springs Fire Department

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KRDO) -- In a daring high-angle rescue, firefighters responded to Old Stage Road Friday night to recover a car that had driven off an embankment.

The Colorado Springs Fire Department was called to the scene around 7 p.m. after a car crashed 150 yards down steep terrain.

Firefighters used a rope system rescue the driver. They say that person appeared to be in "stable" condition and was transported to a local hospital.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation, says CSFD.

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  1. A car driving off Old Stage Road is not an unusual event. Rescuing the car is, because they usually concentrate on rescuing the driver and any passengers, and the car is bound to be totaled… 🙄

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