OAKRIDGE, Ore. -- Oregon State Police say an injured 59-year-old Oakridge man has been rescued after spending a night in his crashed car after he ran off a remote Forest Service road and struck several trees.
Police say Russell Hayes was conscious and lying outside his car when a motorist driving on the Forest Service road spotted him Monday afternoon and reported the accident. He was airlifted to a Springfield hospital with serious injuries.
Police say he spent Sunday night and part of Monday in his car after the crash southeast of Oakridge.
Oakridge is southeast of Eugene.