Car Runs Off Roadway On North River Drive

Kristy Tallman

There was a single car accident at 1:36 pm on Sunday, January 28, at 43596 North River Drive. The driver, Aaron Nelson, age 21, of Sweet Home. The vehicle went off the roadway and over an embankment, striking a tree, and came to rest against a tree, approximately 50-60 feet down.

Nelson was the only occupant in the vehicle. He was assisted out of the vehicle by a bystander prior to the arrival of EMS. Fire District personnel then assisted the patient to the roadway and transported him to Lebanon Community Hospital with no apparent life threatening injuries. one Ambulance, one rescue vehicle and one incident commander responded to the scene.