Man fractures leg in logging accident off McKenzie Highway

BLUE RIVER, Ore. -- A man fractured his lower leg in a logging accident Wednesday evening in a remote area off of Quartz Creek Road.

Emergency fire and medical personnel were called out to the area south of McKenzie highway milepost 37 after getting reports of a man hurt in a logging accident.

Officials at the scene said the patient has been treated and stabilized. Crews are transporting the man back over difficult terrain in order to bring him to an ambulance.