Carlsbad: Car Flies Off Cliff, Lands on Beach

Driver was hospitalized after Tuesday morning crash in Carlsbad

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Police in North County said a driver went off a coast road Friday, plummeting to the beach below.

A spokeswoman for the Carlsbad Police Department said a woman "left the Carlsbad Boulevard roadway at Solamar Drive" shortly before 8:45 a.m. on Tuesday.

The woman was hospitalized after the crash near Turnaround Beach near South Carlsbad State Beach. Her condition is unknown.

There is a sharp, significant — at least dozens of feet — though not sheer drop to the beach from Solamar Drive.

Check back here for updates on this breaking-news story — Ed.

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