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Incident 881631444856 - Motorcyclist Transported via Helicopter After Crash in California, USA.

by GEOS IERCC Duty Officer on January 18, 2020

A good Samaritan called for help via his Iridium Satellite phone after coming across a male that had sustained severe injuries from a motorcycle accident on Peace Valley Road in Gorman, CA. The Search and Rescue coordinators at the IERCC contacted a duty officer with the California Office of Emergency Services who dispatched the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Office and fire department. A helicopter was dispatched to transport the male due to complaints of head and neck pain.

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