Driver hospitalized after car plummets down embankment

LAKESIDE, Calif. — The driver of a Jeep was hospitalized Monday after plummeting down an embankment in Lakeside.

The driver lost control of the tan Jeep Cherokee at about 7:35 a.m. while going eastbound on Interstate 8 near the Lake Jennings Park exit and went over the side of an embankment, a CHP dispatcher said.

The victim was taken to Sharp Memorial Hospital for treatment of injuries, but no further information was released.

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