Skydiver Injured Near Chula Vista

By Megan Tevrizian and R. Stickney
|  Monday, May 20, 2013  |  Updated 6:58 AM PDT
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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.

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

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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.

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.

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