Texas woman emerges from creek bed 2 days after crash

JONESTOWN, Texas (KXAN) – A woman crashed her SUV into a Central Texas creek bed on May 5 only to emerge two days later.

According to Jonestown Police, the woman was driving on FM 1431 when she came up on a curve in the road.

She drove straight into a guardrail and went into the air and fell about 16 feet into a creek bed.

The woman was able to climb out and get to the road on the evening of May 7 and flag down a driver who called 9-1-1.

Police said the woman has non-life-threatening injuries.

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First responders said it is a reminder to be careful around the dangerous stretch of 1431 close to Nameless Road near Leander.

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