BOSTON (CBS) – It was a frightening experience for a couple trapped in their minivan in Boston.

The minivan went over a ledge after a crash at Beacon and Maitland streets, causing the vehicle to dangle nearly 20 feet above a construction site on Beacon Street.

They suffered minor injuries.

Three people were rescued after a crash forced this van over the edge of an embankment at a Boston construction site. (Boston Fire photo)

Emergency crews responded to Beacon and Maitland streets about 4:40 p.m. Friday for a report of an accident there.

The van collided with a taxi, and skidded out of control.

Firefighters stabilized the van and pulled the couple out.


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