SANTEE (CBS 8) - A suspected drunk driver is hospitalized after being rescued from the side of a cliff in Santee.
It happened just before 2 a.m. Friday, off Mast Boulevard and the Highway 52.
Authorities say the man was drunk when he drove his car down a 100-foot embankment, before landing in a field below.
Emergency responders launched a helicopter and the man was air-lifted to Sharp Memorial.
He suffered major injuries, but is expected to recover. Police have not confirmed if he will face DUI charges.