Man Rescued After Car Goes Over Lawrence Co. Embankment

UNION TOWNSHIP (KDKA) – A man had to be rescued after crashing 400 feet over an embankment in Lawrence County Friday night.

The driver went over a hillside and into the woods near the intersection of West Washington Street and Winter Road in Union Township around 6 p.m.

Rescuers searched for him for more than two hours and used ATVs to navigate the woods and a railroad bed.

Rescuers found the man near his car around 8 p.m.

It took an hour to get him back up the hill and he was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

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