TUJUNGA (CBSLA) — Fire crews worked Tuesday to free an older couple from a vehicle that fell roughly 200 feet down a hillside in Tujunga.

One of the victims, a 60-year-old woman, was freed from the vehicle and was being taken up the hillside through a two-line rope system to a waiting helicopter that would airlift her to a local trauma center in critical condition.

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Fire crews removed the roof of the vehicle to rescue the second victim, a 60-year-old man said to be in serious-to-critical condition, who will be taken to a local hospital by ambulance after being brought back up the hillside.

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It was not immediately clear what caused the vehicle left the road and fell down the hillside near the 7600 block of West Memory Drive.

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