NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — A driver was rescued after his car plunged 20 feet down an embankment in Newark on Tuesday.
It happened on an entrance ramp to I-78 West off routes 1 and 9.READ MORE: Driver Wanted After Jeep Plowed Into Family On Bronx Sidewalk; 'Car Sped Up To Hit Us,' Witness Says
Police say a tractor trailer overturned just after 4 p.m. and struck a Toyota Corolla, sending it off the roadway.READ MORE: Suffolk County Police Looking For 2 Missing Teens From Lindenhurst
Police say the driver of the Toyota, a man in his 50s, had to be extricated from his car.
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The truck driver was not hurt.