SAN MATEO (CBS SF) — A vehicle went down an embankment after apparently striking a pedestrian in unincorporated San Mateo County Monday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The crash was reported at about 8:15 a.m. near state Highway 35 and Tunitas Creek Road, near the Purisima Creek Redwoods Open Space Preserve.

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The pedestrian suffered leg and back injuries in the collision, CHP Officer Kevin Bartlett said.

Crews were still trying to retrieve the vehicle from down the embankment late Monday morning, Bartlett said.

No other information about the collision was immediately available.

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