SAN DIEGO, CA – A helicopter was called to airlift at least one patient from a car wreck on State Route 371 in Temecula on Monday afternoon.
According to CHP, two vehicles were involved in an accident that happened in the eastbound lanes of State Route 371 near Tribal Road at about 4:30 p.m.
The medics and firefighters called for a helicopter after assessing the patients at the scene. Both the eastbound and westbound lanes were closed for the helicopter to land at about 5:25 p.m. One of the involved parties had a cut to the hand but other details about injured parties remain unavailable at this time.
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