Two transported to hospital after car plunges into canyon behind Serra High School

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) — A mother and daughter were hospitalized Thursday after their car plunged into the canyon behind Serra High School, according to the San Diego Fire Department.

The call came in just after 4 p.m. in the 5100 block of Santa Road. 

According to SDFD, the mother and daughter appeared to be doing a driver training exercise in the parking lot of Serra High School, when the car drove down into the canyon, which is about a 200-foot drop.

The daughter was assisted out of the vehicle by fire crews, but the mother was extricated and airlifted. Both were taken to Sharp Memorial Hospital.

The extent of their injuries was unknown and it was unknown who was driving at the time of the incident.

This is a developing story and will be updated as information becomes available. 

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