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A Crescent City man was medically airlifted to Mercy Medical Center in Redding after a single vehicle accident Friday, July 17, according to the California Highway Patrol Crescent City Area.

At about 8 p.m., Cameron Young was traveling northbound on Kings Valley Road, north of South Kraft Road, in a 1991 Ford Bronco. According to the CHP report, Young drove off the east road edge of Kings Valley Road for reasons still under investigation.

Young’s vehicle collided with a dirt embankment and overturned onto the driver’s side. As the Ford overturned, Young was ejected from the vehicle and sustained major injuries. He was transported by Del Norte Ambulance to Sutter Coast Hospital, then flown to Mercy Medical Center for further treatment for his injuries, according to the CHP report.

Fort Dick Fire Department, Crescent City Fire and Rescue and Del Norte Ambulance assisted at the crash scene.

The incident remains under investigation by the CHP Crescent City Area.

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