Murphys, CA — Two Bay area residents were flown out of the area to receive medical care after suffering major injuries during an ATV accident in Calaveras County.
The CHP reports that it happened on Sunday evening on private property situated off Sheep Ranch Road. 18-year-old Isiah Eisenberg of Berkeley was driving a 2011 Polaris Ranger with a passenger, 18-year-old Evan Hughes of Oakland. Eisenberg drove off a gravel driveway, onto the road shoulder, and attempted to turn back onto the driveway. Unfortunately the ATV tipped over and both men were ejected. They were not wearing helmets and suffered major injuries. Eisenberg was flown via air ambulance to UC Davis Medical Center and Hughes was flown to Memorial Medical Center in Modesto.
The CHP reports that Eisenberg was cited for suspicion of DUI resulting in major injuries to another person. The crash occurred at 7:30pm.