North Lincoln Fire and Rescue and Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office started their weekend off responding to a report of a vehicle over a steep embankment high in the hills off Hwy 229, milepost 5.5.
After searching for hours, a Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office deputy located a vehicle 60 feet down an embankment. North Lincoln Fire and Rescue, as well as Lincoln County rope rescue team, were dispatched to the scene, located 5 miles up Werner Rd. The driver of the vehicle was recovered by the rope rescue team. His condition was not immediately released.