ROGUE RIVER, Ore-- A driver is now in the hosptial with serious injuries after they somehow miraculously survived a nearly 100 foot fall down a vertical embankment Sunday afternoon.
Sheriff officers say that the solo motor vehicle crash happened on a Bureau of Land Management road in the Murphy Gulch area near Rogue River around 12:46 p.m.
Crews on the scene believe that the driver was ejected after leaving the road way and crashed down that nearly 100 foot vertical embankment.
Newswatch 12 has learned that the driver was the only person in the vehicle and had to be short-hauled out by a helicopter. The driver was then flown to a local hospital by Mercy Flights with serious injuries.
The crash is under investigation. This is a developing story and we will continue to provide updates as soon as we learn more information.