Two people who were injured in a crash in the Angeles National Forest in Los Angeles County were saved thanks to an iPhone 14, officials said.

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department deputies were notified by Apple emergency services of an accident in the woods around 1:55 p.m. Tuesday.

The victims’ vehicle went 300 feet down the side of a mountain near mile marker 18.87 in the Montrose area. The two people were in a remote canyon and had no cell service, officials in a tweet thread.

They were able to get out of the vehicle and, using the emergency satellite service on the iPhone 14, were able to communicate with a dispatch center via text, officials explained.

The call center gave the search and rescue team an exact location for the victims, who were eventually found.

The victims, described as a man and woman in their 20s, had minor to moderate injuries. A helicopter took the victims out of the canyon and transported them to the hospital.

No other details about the incident have been released.

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