California Highway Patrol car. Photo by Chris Stone

First responders were on the scene this Saturday of a single-vehicle accident that landed a car 20 feet down a ravine and on fire.

The accident was reported at 10:40 a.m., according to the California Highway Patrol, which said multiple calls came in from witnesses in passing vehicles. The crash closed the westbound Interstate 8 connector to southbound Interstate 5.

According to the CHP, the vehicle was traveling on the connector to southbound Interstate 5, when the silver SUV rolled over and landed in a ravine. The vehicle was on fire with smoke coming from the engine, the CHP said.

An ambulance responded to the major-injury crash but it was not immediately known how many people were injured.

— City News Service

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