83-year-old woman rescued after car goes over embankment

PITTSBURGH — An 83-year-old woman was rescued after her car went 100 feet over an embankment, sliding right past a driveway in Jefferson Hills.

Crews used a rope to pull her up the hillside.

Officials told Channel 11′s Amy Hudak the woman is being taken to the hospital, but she is expected to be OK.

Route 885 is closed in both directions between Wray Large and Coal Valley roads.

There was a large presence of police, fire and emergency medical services when Channel 11 crews arrived at the scene.