Person who drove off cliff in North Bay rescued

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A person was rescued after they veered off the road and into a cliff Friday afternoon. 

According to the Sonoma County Sheriff, around 4:05 p.m., crews were dispatched to a car accident near Calistoga Road and Gates Road. 

A helicopter was called to help rescue the victim who fell approximately 100 feet. A 200-foot-long cable line was used to rescue the individual and pull them out of their car. 

The victim was taken to a nearby hospital and is suffering from moderate injuries. 

Their condition is unknown at this time.


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