By Miriam Raftery
October 14, 2010 (El Cajon) – A white car plunged over the side of westbound I-8 shortly after noon today, landing upside in a drainage ditch just west of Second Street.
Emergency workers extricated those inside and transported two patients to a local hospital, according to Monica Zech, spokesperson for the City of El Cajon.
Fire and rescue crews from the San Miguel Fire Protection District, Lakeside, Santee and Heartland Fire & Rescue participated in the rescue. A Sig-Alert was issued on I-8 during the rescue operation.