Man OK after plunging 200 feet into Grand Canyon
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (Northern Arizona News) — Authorities at the Grand Canyon National Park say a man has survived after apparently driving his car off the South Rim of the Grand Canyon and resting some 200 feet below.
A park visitor reported finding the injured man in the road near Twin Overlooks about 8 a.m. on Monday. The man told authorities that he had accidentally driven his vehicle over the South Rim.
The 21-year-old motorist was treated Monday at Flagstaff Medical Center for non-life threatening injuries.
The man extricated himself from the crashed vehicle and climbed up to the rim to seek help.
The National Park Service is investigating the incident.