CALIFORNIA (CBS) — An Oregon woman survived for seven days after plunging over a cliff in central California.READ MORE: Several People Injured After Tree Falls During West Philadelphia High School Reunion Party At Fairmount Park
Angela Hernandez, 23, suffered a brain hemorrhage and fractured ribs after a violent crash on July 6.
She says she swerved to avoid an animal and plunged to the bottom of a rocky 250-foot cliff.READ MORE: Man Struck, Killed By Vehicle In Northeast Philadelphia: Police
She managed to get out of her car and swam to a beach where she waited for help.
She says she used a hose from her car’s engine to drink water dripping off rocks.MORE NEWS: Philadelphia Weather: Week Starts With Muggy Conditions Before Cold Front Arrives
She was found by some hikers who called for help.