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Driver survives fall down 25 ft. embankment

Saturday, January 19, 2013

One person was hospitalized after crashing his vehicle down a 25 foot embankment in Overbrook.

It happened around 10:00 Saturday evening on the 6000 block of Lancaster Avenue.

Authorities say the man - in his 20s - was behind the wheel when he lost control.

Rescue crews had to pull the victim up from the bottom of the embankment.

He was taken to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania for non-life threatening injuries.

Police are investigating what caused the driver to lose control.

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