BOULDER CREEK, CA- Ryan Nicole Clough, 19, of Imperial Beach, CA, overcorrected on a left bending turn east of In-Ko-Pah Road. She skidded across the eastbound lanes of I-8 and continued across the dirt shoulder, going up a raised dirt embankment and launched in a southeasterly direction. The vehicle struck a cautionary traffic sign and rotated in a clockwise direction here the rear end of her 1998 Ford Ranger struck the mountainside.
Cloughâ€™s injuries included lacerations to her face, mouth and she complained of pain to her back and legs. She stated that she didnâ€™t remember how the accident happened and had a limited statement
Her vehicle sustained total roll over damage.
Clough was flown into UCSD for further treatment by REACH air ambulance.
The accident is still under investigation.