Aug 29, 2013 10:46 PM by Ed Zuchelli, KSBY News
The Santa Barbara County Fire Department rescued a woman who drove a vehicle off the road near Lompoc.
The incident happened on Jalama Road, about eight miles in from Highway 1 around 6:44 Thursday evening.
The car went 50 feet down the hillside.
Fire officials say the person inside the car suffered serious injuries.
Firefighters used a rope system to rappel down, treat the victim and bring her back up the hillside.
She was airlifted to a local hospital.
The accident is under investigation by the CHP.
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