New: Part 2 added with vehicle retrieval.
Around 12 noon Monday afternoon, Whittier PD along with the LA County Fire Department responded to Colima Rd about 3/4 a mile north of Mar Vista St in Whittier for a sedan that reportedly went over the side. Firefighters arrived to find a sedan that had fallen about 100 feet down the embankment with cries for help coming from the car. Firefighters hiked down to the male patient, approximately 50 to 60 years old, inside the car. An Air Squad hoisted the victim and he was transported by air to USC Trauma center as a precaution. It is unknown how the incident occurred. Whittier PD will be handling the investigation.