Skydiver Injured Near Chula Vista

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    An emergency call went out for help around 7:14 p.m. Sunday after a skydiving accident south of San Diego. Megan Tevrizian reports. (Published Monday, May 20, 2013)

    A man in his mid-30’s was injured while skydiving Sunday officials said. 

    An emergency call went out for help around 7:14 p.m. after a skydiving accident south of San Diego.

    Skydiver Injured Near Chula Vista

    [DGO] Skydiver Injured Near Chula Vista
    An emergency call went out for help around 7:14 p.m. Sunday after a skydiving accident south of San Diego. Megan Tevrizian reports. (Published Monday, May 20, 2013)

    Chula Vista firefighters responded to Skydive San Diego on Otay Lakes Road.

    The injured person was airlifted to Scripps Mercy Hospital with moderate injuries officials said.

    Firefighters said the injury occurred during a dive but as of 11 p.m., could not say if the jump was connected to the school or independent of the school.

    A deputy fire chief with Chula Vista Fire Department told NBC 7 San Diego the skydiver may have been injured in a mid-air collision however, the victim has said he has no recollection of what happened.