Man injured following overnight crash in Ruch

(Jackson County Sheriff's Office)

A 29-year-old man is recovering following an overnight crash in Ruch.

Jackson County Sheriff's Office says they received the call at 8:48 a.m. about a man trapped inside a 2011 Chevrolet Cruze four-door at the base of an embankment below Upper Applegate Rd.

Applegate Fire responded to the scene to rescue the man. He was semi-conscious at the time of the rescue. The man was taken by Mercy Flights to Rogue Regional Medical Center for treatment.

JCSO determined that the Chevy was heading northbound on Upper Applegate Rd. The driver droved off the roadway and rolled down the wooded embankment before coming to rest more than 150 feet away.

The investigation is ongoing.

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