Major-Injury Car Crash on Highway 299; Victim Airlifted to Mercy Medical Center in Redding

At least one person was airlifted by helicopter to Mercy Medical Center in Redding after suffering major injuries in a traffic collision on Highway 299 in Trinity County this afternoon.

According to the California Highway Patrol incident report, the crash occurred shortly before 1:21 p.m., between Burnt Ranch and Big Bar near Swede Creek Road.

The victim was reportedly unconscious but still breathing when paramedics arrived on scene and has since been admitted to the hospital’s emergency room.

It’s unclear at this time what caused the crash or how many vehicles were involved.


1:21 p.m.
[1] 1141 C3,,REQ FLATBED 1185
1:21 p.m.
[2] 1039 REDDING FOR MEDICAL C3
1:22 p.m.
[4] [Notification] [CHP]-Problem changed from 1183-Trfc Collision-Unkn Inj to 1179-Trfc Collision-1141 Enrt by CHP
1:22 p.m.
[11] [Appended, 13:23:08] [7] 1039 TRI CO SO FOR CODE 3 MEDICAL
1:23 p.m.
[14] PER HM CC // REQ RCC START 1185
1:24 p.m.
[15] [Rotation Request Comment] 1039 BUDDYS AUTO TOW FOR ONE ROT 1185 530-629-2424 [Shared]
1:30 p.m.
[16] 1039 TRI CO SO FOR LINE 3
1:33 p.m.
[17] 1039 RDCC FOR AIRSHIP
1:42 p.m.
[21] A90-019 1097
1:45 p.m.
[23] 90-19 REQ UPDATES W/ FIRE ON HELICOPTER
1:50 p.m.
[26] A90-019 PRTY IS UNCONSCIOUS BUT IS BREATHING // ADVISE FIRE
1:55 p.m.
[31] 90-19 CPZ LN 27/29/30
2:01 p.m.
[34] A90-013 1097
2:04 p.m.
[35] CORR LN 33 // H14 ENRT
2:09 p.m.
[36] A90-013 INQ H14 ETA
2:10 p.m.
[37] ND-H14 ETA 11 MIN 20 SEC
2:19 p.m.
[40] PER TRINITY COUNTY ETA 11 AM 4 AGO , POSS CEDAR FLAT BUT UNSURE , THEY ADVISED THEY WOULD MAKE CONT WHEN IN RANGE
2:48 p.m.
[51] ND-H14 ADVS MERCY TRAMA ALERT 13 ETA
2:48 p.m.
[52] 1039 MERCY ER
2:54 p.m.
[59] [Notification] [CHP]-Problem changed from 1179-Trfc Collision-1141 Enrt to 1180-Trfc Collision-Major Inj [Shared]

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