FITCHBURG (CBS) – A young woman is lucky to be alive after her car flipped, then rolled 70 feet down an embankment and into a stream in Fitchburg.

The crash happened just before 9 pm Friday night at the intersection of Westminster Hill Road and Sanborn Street.

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The woman, who has not been identified, was in the stream for at least 30 minutes. Firefighters used ropes and ladders to get her up to the road.

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She was transported to UMass Memorial Medical Center where doctors say she has only minor injuries.

Police say the roads may have been icy.

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No other information has been released.