Driver identified: Gabriel Donovan
Lincoln County Sheriff’s investigators are trying to determine why a vehicle left Yachats River Road last evening. It was around 8 miles east of Yachats when the vehicle ran off the road and hit a big Maple tree. The lone male driver was very badly injured. He was not wearing his seat belt. He was transported by REACH to the regional trauma center in Corvallis with what were described as life threatening injuries.