KOAT-TV.com - ROSWELL, N.M. —After no victims were found at the scene of a one-car rollover accident in Roswell this week, crews had to rush back hours later when the driver said he woke up surrounded by donkeys in a field.
Two men rolled their vehicle in the median of U.S. 70 west near mile marker 324 Friday at about 2 a.m., according to state police.
Multiple fire and police agencies went to the scene, but couldn't find victims. Seven hours later, at about 9 a.m., 911 dispatchers got a call from a man who said he was lost and had been in a car accident that morning.
The man said he and the passenger were drinking the night before and didn't remember what happened next, according to state police. He also said he woke up in a field next to some donkeys.
The driver, whose identity hasn't been released, suffered injuries to a shoulder and his hands. Police said the passenger suffered back injuries. The driver was issued multiple citations, but the charges haven’t been released. More