Man Falls Down Ravine, Breaks Leg Running from Deputies

A man had to be rescued after he fell down a ravine running from sheriff's deputies Saturday morning.

Deputies with the Dallas Sheriff's Office responded to a reported abandoned vehicle off of Dowdy Ferry Road near Hutchins. When they approached the truck, a man ran off from the deputies.

The man reportedly ran until he fell down a ravine, breaking his leg in the fall.

Firefighters from Hutchins Fire-Rescue were called in along with Hutchins police to help rescue the man. 

Crews put the man on a backboard and used ropes to pull the man up to a waiting ambulance.

Officials said the man was taken to Baylor University Medical Center for treatment. It is unknown what charges the man will face upon release from the hospital.

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