At least one person was injured and airlifted to a hospital after a two-vehicle collision in Agua Dulce, Los Angeles County, on Monday evening, December 26, 2022.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the crash occurred shortly before 9:15 p.m. on the 14300 block of Sierra Highway, just north of Davenport Road and outside of Santa Clarita.
Two cars were involved: a silver Honda Accord and a black Mercedes CLA 250. The cause of the crash remains unknown as the investigation continues.
One person was found by the responders consisting of EMTs, firefighters, and CHP officers unconscious on the ground. Although numerous other people were reportedly injured, this remains unclear.
After stabilizing the unconscious victim, they were brought to Agua Dulce Airpark to be airlifted by the Bell 412 helicopter of the Los Angeles County Fire Department Air Operations to Los Angeles County + USC Medical Center in unknown condition.
The whole crash is still being looked into by the local authorities.
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