Three injuries in weekend accidents |

Three injuries in weekend accidents

Dan BurkhartValentino Cuellar, 19, retrieves his personal belongs from the car that he was driving after it rolled off the side of the road Sunday.
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Three people were airlifted to Sutter Roseville Medical Center with injuries sustained in automobile accidents over the weekend, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.

Two unidentified passengers were airlifted after their vehicle struck a power pole on Cement Hill Road 1/2 mile north of Indian Flat Road. The incident occurred at about 12:45 a.m. Saturday.

The 49er Fire Protection District and Grass Valley Fire Department responded to the incident.

Another person was airlifted to Sutter Roseville after suffering injuries in an accident Saturday at 2:45 p.m. at Highway 174 and Meadow Drive, according to reports from the CDF. No other details were released.

Sunday, four occupants in a vehicle escaped injury when their station wagon rolled off an embankment along Brunswick Road, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Driver Valentino Cuellar, 19, of Grass Valley said he was traveling north on Brunswick Road when he lost control of his vehicle, which came to a stop at the bottom of a small embankment just north of Wood Rose Way.

Cuellar said he and three other passengers were on their way to Sacramento from the You Bet area when the 3 p.m. accident occurred.

“I’ve crashed on my skateboard much worse than this,” Cuellar said.

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