Woman injured in Oracle accident; flown to hospital

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A woman was injured in this one vehicle accident Friday after her vehicle went off the road at American Ave. striking a boulder head on. John Hernandez | Miner

A single vehicle accident in Oracle last Friday sent a female driver to the hospital in Tucson.

The vehicle went off American Ave. just before the Linda Vista turn off. It went into a ditch and struck a large boulder head on.

A nearby resident heard the collision and notified emergency personnel before going to the scene and assisting the injured driver. An off-duty firefighter stopped and rendered First Aid until the ambulance and other first responders arrived.

The driver was taken by helicopter to University Medical Center in Tucson.

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