Man flown out following single-vehicle collision Friday evening

A man was flown out following a single-vehicle collision Friday evening.

Details are scarce, but the reports are that a vehicle operated by a man named Josue Vasquez collided with a tree near the intersection of Owenstown Road and Jericho Road sometime around 6:35 p.m. Friday, according to the Russell County Sheriff’s Office and residents who live near the scene.

Vasquez was flown to another hospital due to injuries, according to reports.

The accident is under investigation by Deputy Jared Pierce with the Russell County Sheriff’s Office, and alcohol is believed to be a factor in the collision, according to law enforcement.

No further information is available at this time. We will update this story as more details are known.

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