AGUANGA (CBS) —  A driver is in critical condition after crashing and overturning his Corvette in Aguanga Sunday morning, a fire department spokeswoman said.

The crash happened about 8:45 a.m. at Sage Road and Highway 79, CalFire’s Melody Hendrickson said.

According to a California Highway Patrol report, the unidentified motorist swerved to miss a traffic hazard and lost control of his vehicle, which overturned on the side of the road.

The driver was airlifted to a hospital, Hendrickson said.

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