Patient airlifted after jeep overturns

By Samie Gebers

Last update: Sunday, April 9th, 2017

One person was airlifted to the hospital after their jeep overturned on an off-road near the 13800 block of Sierra Highway, according to officials with the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

“A copter responded to help locate the patient,” said Supervising Dispatcher Art Marrujo.

The helicopter located the crash site about 20 minutes after the original call went out to officials at 1:25 p.m.

According to officials, the person was airlifted to a local hospital with a possible broken arm.

The patient was not trapped in the vehicle when officials located the crash site.

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Patient airlifted after jeep overturns

Los Angeles County Fire Department

One person was airlifted to the hospital after their jeep overturned on an off-road near the 13800 block of Sierra Highway, according to officials with the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

“A copter responded to help locate the patient,” said Supervising Dispatcher Art Marrujo.

The helicopter located the crash site about 20 minutes after the original call went out to officials at 1:25 p.m.

According to officials, the person was airlifted to a local hospital with a possible broken arm.

The patient was not trapped in the vehicle when officials located the crash site.

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Samie Gebers

Samie Gebers

Samie Gebers is currently studying broadcast journalism at College of the Canyons. She reports on the weekends as well as produces video content during the week.

Samie Gebers

Samie Gebers

Samie Gebers is currently studying broadcast journalism at College of the Canyons. She reports on the weekends as well as produces video content during the week.