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Man critically injured after falling from pickup in Union
UNION — A 22-year-old man was seriously injured Saturday night when he fell out of the back of pickup in Union.
The man lost consciousness after hitting his head on the roadway. He was then transported to Grande Ronde Hospital by ground ambulance and then sent by Life Flight to St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise, Idaho.
The man, whom police declined to name, remains hospitalized in critical condition.
The man fell out of a black Ford pickup as its driver was pulling out of a business on Main Street shortly after 8:30 p.m., said Sgt. Bill Miller of the Union County Sheriff’s Office. The victim was one of several people in the back of the pickup.
The driver of the pickup, a 31-year-old man, has been contacted by the Union County Sheriff’s Office. Nobody has been arrested or cited in the case, which remains under investigation.
Anyone with information regarding the accident is encouraged to call the Union County Sheriff’s Office at 541-963-1017.