Car plunges 50 feet into excavation site, lands on roof

A car that was hit by another vehicle plunged about 50 feet and landed on its roof in a construction excavation site adjacent to a city street in Glendale today, seriously injuring the driver.

The accident was reported about 9:40 a.m. at Central and Wilson avenues, the Glendale Police Department reported.

Firefighters freed the unidentified woman, who suffered major injuries, and paramedics took her to a hospital, said GPD spokeswoman Tahnee Lightfoot.

According to the preliminary investigation, the woman's car was hit by a vehicle that went through a red light, Lightfoot said.

The other motorist, who was not injured, remained at the scene and was interviewed by police, she

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