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Woman hospitalized after crashing car into Sun City West canal

Posted: 6:13 PM, Jun 01, 2017
Updated: 2017-06-02 00:22:56Z

A woman is hospitalized in serious condition after she crashed a vehicle into a Sun City West canal Thursday.

The North County Fire & Medical District responded to the area of Old El Mirage and Beardsley roads after receiving reports about a single-car accident.

When fire crews arrived at the scene they discovered a car crashed through a guardrail and flipped onto its side at the bottom of an empty canal.

Firefighters used the ladder truck to get the woman out of the canal and into a helicopter. She was then transported to a local hospital for her injuries, officials said.

The name of the driver hasn’t been released and the cause of the accident remains under investigation.