2 injured when vehicle falls nearly 300 feet down Calif. embankment

Two patients were extricated from the crash in Amador County

By Sonora Slater
The Sacramento Bee

PIONEER, Calif. — A car fell nearly 300 feet down an embankment during a Saturday morning crash in Amador County, injuring at least two people, according to a social media post by Amador Fire.

The crash happened east of Sacramento just outside the town of Pioneer, according to firefighters, on Highway 88 at Raven Road.

Fire crews extricated the driver and passenger, and two ambulances were sent to the scene, as well as two helicopters.

No information had been released about the condition of the people or the events that led up to the crash.

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