Driver rescued after crashing into canyon

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Canyon Rescue San CarlosSAN DIEGO — Firefighters rescued a driver who crashed her car into a canyon near Cowles Mountain Monday night.

The woman hit a truck and careened off the roadway near Cowles Mountain Road. When rescuers arrived, she was binned inside the wreckage down an embankment.

Crews had to pry open the door to extract the woman. They carried her up to a waiting ambulance on a stretcher.

The driver is expected to recover from her injuries.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.