Border Patrol Car Involved in Rollover Crash

One person was injured in the crash in Otay Mesa

By Monica Garske
|  Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014  |  Updated 9:07 PM PDT
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Border Patrol Car Involved in Rollover Crash

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A U.S. Border Patrol vehicle was involved in a rollover crash in south San Diego Wednesday night, officials confirmed.

The accident happened just before 7 p.m. on Alta Road, north of Otay Mesa Road, in Otay Mesa.

Emergency crews from Cal Fire and the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department were dispatched to the scene to tend to one victim who sustained moderate injuries in the crash.

At 7:20 p.m., Cal Fire officials said a helicopter and air ambulance was also en route to assist.

The accident happened about 25 minutes from a main road, on private government property. One car was involved and one victim was hurt.

By 8:45 p.m., that victim had been airlifted to Scripps Mercy hospital with unspecified injuries, Cal Fire officials said, as the scene was being cleared.

The cause of the rollover crash remains under investigation.

Watch NBC 7 News at 11 p.m. for the latest updates on this story.
 

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