Local woman injured in Mohave County rollover

Rollover on Scenic Drive at mile post 3 near Littlefield, Ariz., Aug. 25, 2013 | Photo courtesy of the Mohave County Sheriff's Office

LITTLEFIELD, Ariz. – Deputies from the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office responded to a single-vehicle rollover accident early Sunday evening on Scenic Boulevard.

Rollover on Scenic Drive at mile post 3 near Littlefield, Ariz., Aug. 25, 2013 | Photo courtesy of the Mohave County Sheriff's Office
Rollover on Scenic Drive at mile post 3 near Littlefield, Ariz., Aug. 25, 2013 | Photo courtesy of the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office

Around 5:20 p.m., deputies responded to a rollover involving a Toyota Tacoma at milepost 3, near Littlefield, Ariz. The driver, 59-year-old Elizabeth Lee Nielsen of Washington City, was airlifted by Mercy Air to University Medical Center in Las Vegas, Nev., where she was treated for significant muscle tissue damage to her lower leg. The vehicle was towed from the scene.

Nielsen was the sole occupant of the vehicle and was wearing a seat belt. The accident remains under investigation; speed appears to be a factor.

Submitted by: Mohave County Sheriff’s Office

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Rollover on Scenic Drive at mile post 3 near Littlefield, Ariz., Aug. 25, 2013 | Photo courtesy of the Mohave County Sheriff's Office
Rollover on Scenic Drive at mile post 3 near Littlefield, Ariz., Aug. 25, 2013 | Photo courtesy of the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office

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