California man is rescued after driving off cliff 311 (R).
(photo credit: REUTERS)
ANGELES - A 67-year-old California grandfather has been rescued after
spending six days trapped at the bottom of a 200-foot-deep
(60-meter-deep) forest ravine, authorities said.
David La Vau was in serious but stable condition in a Los Angeles County hospital on Friday, they said.
airlifted La Vau from the bottom of the ravine along a winding mountain
road on Thursday, Los Angeles County fire inspector Matt Levesque said.
Vau's family told rescuers that he had spent six days at the bottom of
the ravine in the Angeles National Forest after his car careened off the
road, he said.