Watch: Calif. firefighters rescue crash victim using GPS location

Firefighters and police were initially unable to locate the crashed vehicle, but were able to do so after authorities used her phone to ping a location


By FireRescue1 Staff

LOS GATOS, Calif. — After responders struggled to located the victim of a car crash, firefighters were able to extricate a woman from an embankment Thursday.

Firefighters and police were initially unable to locate the crashed vehicle, but were able to do so after authorities used her phone to ping a location, reported KTVU.

The woman was extricated from the car and turned over to police on suspicion of driving under the influence. 

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