Man hurt after crashing ATV 100 feet down hillside in foothills

BOISE, Idaho (KBOI) -- An ATV rider suffered serious injuries after rolling the vehicle high up 8th Street in the Boise Foothills Thursday morning.

Officials say the rider, a man in his 50's, was trying to get around a large gate when the vehicle rolled down the hill. The man was able to crawl part of the way up the hillside and was able to flag down a passerby. That person called 911.

The ATV rider suffered serious injuries and was taken to St. Alphonsus in Boise. Boise Fire says the injuries are not considered to be non-life threatening injuries.