Driver Crashes Off Canyon Road Near Simi Valley

A passerby called authorities after the woman spent the night in the SUV

By Jonathan Lloyd
|  Wednesday, May 2, 2012  |  Updated 9:22 AM PDT
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An SUV crashed about 50 feet off this canyon road near Simi Valley.

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A woman was rescued Wednesday after crashing off the side of a canyon road in the Simi Valley area.

The driver spent the night in the SUV, which was found about 50 feet down a hillside off Santa Susana Road near Box Canyon. A passerby called the California Highway Patrol at about 6:45 a.m. to report the crash.

Ventura County firefighters hoisted the woman to safety. Her injuries were described as "moderate."

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