Sent on 12/30/2012 1:09:37 PM
On December 30, 2012, at approximately 9:00 a.m. deputies responded to the report of a single vehicle accident on Mt. Lemmon - General Hitchcock Highway near milepost twenty. It was reported that the vehicle drove into a guard rail, flipped and rolled, and landed upright. The driver was ejected from the vehicle and sustained serious injuries. He was airlifted out and transported to a hospital where he is in surgery. Additional passengers, some of which sustained minor injuries were transported via ambulance for treatment. It is reported there is alcohol involvement. Due to the accident, there is limited highway access on Mt Lemmon. The Pima County Sheriff’s Department Traffic Unit is on scene investigating the incident.