SUV crashes into South Boulder Creek

ELDORADO SPRINGS - Around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Boulder County Sheriff's deputies were called to an area of Rattlesnake Gulch in Eldorado Canyon State Park on a report of a vehicle in South Boulder Creek.

When crews arrived, they found an unoccupied 2012 Honda SUV in the creek.

The Honda had traveled an estimated 100 feet down a steep embankment.

Rescue personnel began a search of the area and briefly closed the park. A short time later they found the driver, a 32-year-old man from Superior. He was being helped down the trail by a good Samaritan.

The man was the only occupant of the SUV. He was taken to a hospital for evaluation.

The wreck is under investigation. Alcohol or drugs are not suspected as factors in the crash.

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