SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Authorities have pulled a car out of the surf on San Francisco’s Ocean Beach after a woman apparently drove it into the water.

Fire officials say they arrived around 6:30 a.m. Friday to find the woman sitting in her partially submerged Lexus. Rescuers waded into the water and pulled the unidentified woman out.

Fire Capt. Jeanne Seyfer says the woman used a ramp to get onto the beach and drove about 350 feet over sand before coming to a stop in the water. Seyfer says authorities don’t know why she drove there or if she was intoxicated.

She suffered minor injuries and was taken to the hospital.

The Lexus remained in the surf for hours, as authorities waited for low tide. They removed the car around 1:45 p.m.

(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.)

Comments (4)
  1. ... says:

    this must be in protest to the ball and frisby law. i guess they willl put cars on the next bill

    1. Cotton mouth says:

      I heard about the football/frisbee ban from rushlimbagh, but checked it out and found the truth was not told.

  2. Whitey says:

    She was there because it’s too hard to jump off the bridge now.


    another unfortunate victim of a possible vehicle repossession.

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