Man rescued after car drives off of High Drive - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Man rescued after car drives off of High Drive

SPOKANE, Wash. - One man is recovering after his car drove off a High Drive at 29th Ave. and ended up several hundred feet down the side of the steep embankment.  The report of the car going of the cliff was first made at 6:34 p.m. Tuesday.

The driver of the vehicle was the only one inside when it crashed.  Police say he was conscious when rescuers got to him and was able to tell them he thought he had blacked out while driving because he didn't remember the crash.  Police said the driver had recently been released from the hospital for an unknown medical condition and his injuries from the crash did not appear to be life threatening. 

Rescue crews were able to successfully get the driver out of the vehicle and wheel him on a gurney up a trail to the top of high drive.   The driver was transported by ambulance to a local hospital.

Police say drugs and alcohol do not appear to have been involved in the crash.

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