Man Critically Injured After Jumping Off Moving Vehicle

Electra, Texas - A man is in critical condition at United Regional Hospital after police discovered him in a ditch Monday morning.

According to officials, officers received multiple calls just after 9:30 a.m. about a man lying in a ditch. The officers found him on Highway 25, just north of Electra.

The man was first taken to Electra Memorial Hospital, and was later taken to United Regional by medical helicopter.

Officials say it happened after the man made his wife drive the car on the highway, and he later jumped off of the moving vehicle, throwing himself into the ditch.

The man suffered head and leg injuries along with multiple cuts.

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