Woman arrested for attempted murder after car drives down embankment with 5-year-old inside
A woman is facing attempted murder charges after law enforcement found a vehicle at the bottom of a steep embankment.
The Chaffee County Sheriff's Office says they were called to County Road 321 just north of County Road 162 Wednesday afternoon on reports of a vehicle that gone off the road.
"When emergency personnel arrived, they found a vehicle had exited the south side of the roadway and went down a steep embankment," the sheriff's office said in a statement on their Facebook page.
Phuong Nu Hoang Dong Nguyen, 28, and a 5-year-old were rescued from the car. Neither was seriously hurt.
Nguyen is facing felony attempted first-degree murder charges. The child is with a guardian.