Two adults and two children were rescued Monday morning from a Tesla that fell 250 feet off a cliff in San Mateo County, California, officials said

The Cal­i­for­nia Fire Depart­men­t’s San Mateo-San­ta Cruz Squadron said the vehi­cle was trav­el­ing south on the Pacif­ic Coast High­way when it tum­bled off the cliffs of Dev­il’s Slide south of the Tom Lan­tos Tun­nel and land­ed in the water.

CAL FIRE/Coastside Fire Inci­dent Com­man­der Bri­an Pot­tenger said the car rolled over and fell, land­ing on its wheels. A wit­ness saw the acci­dent and called 911.

As I was unload­ing the crew, I saw move­ment in the front seat through my binoculars.

“It was a shock when we found the vic­tim alive in the car. It was a very hope­ful moment for us,” Pot­tenger said.

Fire­fight­ers called in heli­copters and hoist­ed the sur­vivors to safe­ty. While we wait­ed, fire­fight­ers rap­pelled down to res­cue two children.

The Cal­i­for­nia High­way Patrol has released a video on social media show­ing a heli­copter drop­ping a first respon­der to the scene and res­cu­ing and res­cu­ing two adults inside.

All four were hos­pi­tal­ized. The San Mateo Sher­if­f’s Office said the two adults were not in a life-threat­en­ing con­di­tion and the two chil­dren were unharmed.

It is unknown what caused the car to fall off the cliff. The CHP is in charge of the investigation.

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