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UPDATE: Major injuries reported after car fell 500 ft over Highway 46

Posted at 10:42 AM, Sep 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-30 02:43:49-04
Major injuries reported after car fell 500 ft over Highway 46

UPDATE (12:42 p.m.) -- The patients involved in the incident reportedly have "major injuries," according to the California Highway Patrol.

This story is developing. We will update it as more information becomes available.

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(10:42 a.m.) -- CAL FIRE SLO, San Luis Obispo County Fire Department and U.S. Army Reserve had to extricate two patients after a vehicle fell about 500 ft over the side of Highway 46 West Sunday morning.

California Highway Patrol deployed Helicopter 70 around 9:19 a.m. to assist in getting one of the patients up to the road so they could be taken to the hospital, CAL FIRE SLO said in a tweet.

Crew members remained on the scene to pick up the remaining vehicle, according to a tweet from CAL FIRE SLO.

The incident was initially posted on CAL FIRE SLO's Twitter page at 8:30 a.m.

This is a developing story that will be updated as more information becomes available.