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Two taken to hospital after SR 260 crash

Copper Canyon Fire and Medical Authority responded to a single-vehicle accident on the SR 260 and I-17 overpass Tuesday morning. The driver and a passenger were both taken to the hospital. (Photo courtesy of Copper Canyon Fire and Medical Authority)

Copper Canyon Fire and Medical Authority responded to a single-vehicle accident on the SR 260 and I-17 overpass Tuesday morning. The driver and a passenger were both taken to the hospital. (Photo courtesy of Copper Canyon Fire and Medical Authority)

CAMP VERDE – Copper Canyon Fire and Medical Authority responded to a single-vehicle accident on the SR 260 and I-17 overpass around 2 a.m. Tuesday.

Upon arrival, said Battalion Chief Steve Sarkesian, a vehicle was found to have hit a light pole.

There were two patients, according to CCFMA in a news release.

One was self-extricated, and the other was manually extricated by fire personnel, said Sarkesian. Both were treated and transported.

“One patient was transported by ground ambulance and one patient was flown via medical helicopter,” stated the release.

Sarkesian said the cause of the accident was unknown at the time of the department’s departure.

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