Woman rescued after 100-foot fall off H-3 Freeway

Crews pulled off a dramatic rescue in Windward Oahu Thursday.

Officials were notified at 5:40 p.m. of an incident on the H-3 Freeway.

They say an 18-year-old woman had crashed her car on the right-hand shoulder heading Kaneohe-bound. She got out of her vehicle and somehow fell over the railing, plummeting 100 feet.

Firefighters were able to make contact and hike to her location. She told them she had been there for about two hours.

Crews hoisted her back up to the freeway by 7 p.m.

Paramedics treated her and took her to the hospital in serious condition.

Traffic was heavy in the area as crews responded.

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