Driver plunges 120 feet near Folsom Dam

7:35 AM, Jul 30, 2013   |    comments
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FOLSOM, Calif. - A man was seriously injured Tuesday morning after crashing his truck down a 120-foot embankment near the base of Folsom Dam.

Sergeant Donelli of the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department said the man was driving his 1994 Chevy pickup westbound on Folsom Lake Crossing when he went off the roadway and down the hill shortly before 6:08 a.m.

Workers at a Granite Company operating at the base of the hill witnessed the event and rendered aid to the man.

When rescue crews reached the man he was conscious, but had several broken bones, according to Donelli .

He was transported to Sutter Roseville hospital.


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