Update: Rollover Crash With Serious Injuries In Calaveras County
Update at 5:25 p.m.: The CHP has released the identity of the driver involved in a solo vehicle collision on Highway 12 in the Valley Springs area this afternoon. The CHP reports that 28-year-old Michael W. Wright of Valley Springs was flown from the scene to a Modesto hospital suffering major injuries. Wright was driving a 2005 Chevy Silverado truck when he for unknown reasons he drove off the roadway, according to the CHP. The pickup flipped over, ejecting Wright and then came to rest on its roof in a gravel parking lot nearby west of Pine Street. Alcohol and or drugs are not suspected in this collision. Further details on the crash are below.
Update at 3:15 p.m.: A tow crew has been able to upright the pickup truck that crashed on Highway 12 in downtown Valley Springs where the driver was flown from the scene suffering major injuries. The CHP reports the roadway has completely reopened. It had been down to one way traffic for over an hour. Additional details on the rollover collision can be viewed below.
Update at 2:35: P.m.: The CHP remains on the scene of a solo vehicle rollover crash on Highway 12 in downtown Valley Springs. A pickup went off the roadway and overturned, ejecting the male driver who was found lying on the side of the road, according to the CHP. An air ambulance has landed to fly the man to a Modesto hospital to be treated for major injuries. A lane is blocked and officers are directing traffic. Further details regarding the collision are below.
Original post at 2:13 p.m.: Valley Springs, CA — First responders are working a solo vehicle crash on Highway 12 in the Valley Spring area of Calaveras County where an air-ambulance has been called to the scene.
The CHP reports that a pickup went off the highway near the Pine Street intersection and rolled over onto its roof. The driver, a male, was ejecting from the vehicle and was found lying on the side of the road, according to the CHP. There is no word on his condition. The highway is partially blocked and officers are directing traffic. An update will be provided as soon as more details come into the newsroom.