Car lands upsidedown in water

Car lands upsidedown in water

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. - A car crashed into a water-filled ditch along Interstate 5 on Wednesday morning, injuring the driver.

Kara E. Linn, 28, of Yoncalla, Ore., lost control of her 1996 Acura on wet pavement around 9:20 a.m.

The car went off the road and overturned before coming to rest upsidedown in 3 feet of water, state police said.

South Lane Fire and Rescue got Linn out of the car and took her to Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend. State police characterized her injuries as not life-threatening.

The crash happened on I-5 northbound about 3 miles south of Cottage Grove.