Traffic

Person pinned under vehicle after going off roadway near Solvang

SOLVANG, Calif. - One person was airlifted to the hospital after they were pinned underneath a vehicle that went off the roadway near Solvang late Thursday afternoon.

The crash occurred at around 4:20 p.m. on the 500 block of Ballard Road between Los Olivos and Solvang.

The vehicle was occupied by three people when it went off the roadway and tumbled about 50 feet from the road. 

Two of the occupants were able to get themselves out of the car and to safety. They were uninjured.

A third person was pinned underneath the vehicle and suffered major injuries.

A rope system, air bags and a tow system were utilized to remove the person from the vehicle.

Crews removed the person from underneath the vehicle and the person was airlifted to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital.

 


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