A Burbank woman remained hospitalized this week after driving her car
off a freeway overpass and landing on a frontage street below,
Monica Gutierrez, 44, made a U-turn on the Olive Avenue overpass
about 5:50 a.m. Dec. 20 and drove her Honda Accord through a
guardrail, landing on Front Street, Burbank Police Det. Darin Ryburn
Gutierrez, who suffered head injuries and a broken femur, was
transported to County-USC Medical Center in serious condition, Ryburn
A hospital spokeswoman could not be reached for comment Tuesday,
but Ryburn said the woman remained hospitalized.
Firefighters removed the woman by stabilizing the car and removing
the door, Burbank Fire Marshal Dave Starr said.
. The car took out a section of guardrail Ryburn said measured 10
to 12 feet.