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1 arrested after vehicle drives off road near Lake Piru

1 arrested after vehicle drives off road near Lake Piru

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Emergency responders helped rescue two people whose car went over the roadway near Lake Piru Thursday morning.

A Fillmore man was arrested Thursday after the vehicle he was driving traveled off Piru Canyon Road and 250 feet down an embankment, injuring him and his passenger.

Crews worked to rescue Joseph Luna, 27, of Fillmore, and his 31-year-old female passenger from Oxnard in the incident that began just before 9:50 a.m. after reports of a vehicle leaving the roadway near Lake Piru.

Luna was airlifted to Los Robles Hospital & Medical Center in Thousand Oaks with a complaint of pain to his head. His passeng er was taken via ambulance to Ventura County Medical Center in Ventura.

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Crews work to rescue two people Thursday after a vehicle went off a roadway near Lake Piru. Fullscreen Crews work to rescue two people Thursday after a vehicle went off a roadway near Lake Piru. Fullscreen Crews work to rescue two people Thursday after a vehicle went off a roadway near Lake Piru. Fullscreen Emergency responders assist with the rescue of two whose car went off the roadway Thursday morning near Lake Piru. Fullscreen Emergency responders ass ist with the rescue of two whose car went off the roadway Thursday morning near Lake Piru. Fullscreen Emergency responders assist with the rescue of two whose car went off the roadway Thursday morning near Lake Piru. Fullscreen The Ventura County Air Unit responded to a rescue near Lake Piru Thursday morning after a car went off the roadway. Fullscreen The Ventura County Air Unit responded to a rescue near Lake Piru Thursday morning after a car went off the roadway. Fullscreen The Ventura County Air Unit responded to a rescue near Lake Piru Thursday morning after a car went off the roadway. FullscreenReplay
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Both suffered moderate injuries in the incident, according to the California Highway Patrol.

CHP officials said Luna was arrested on suspicion of felony driving under the influence but released to the hospital due to his injuries.

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Ventura County Fire Department crews responded to the scene with help from the Los Padres National Forest, Fillmore and Los Angeles County fire departments. A Ventura County air unit also arrived along with two urban search-and-rescue teams.

Piru Canyon Road was closed for emergency equipment due to the incident, although all units were clear of the scene by approximately 2 p.m.

The incident remains under investigation by the CHP.

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  • One person rescued from crash along Highway 101 on Conejo Grade
  • Man, reportedly not breathing, rescued from Sycamore Canyon
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