Driver critically hurt in Clay County crash

Published On: Mar 05 2013 02:35:41 PM EST   Updated On: Mar 05 2013 03:35:51 PM EST

A driver suffered life-threatening injuries in a single-vehicle crash on County Road 209 in Clay County on Tuesday afternoon, according to the Clay County Sheriff's Office.

The driver, whose identity was not immediately released, was flown to a hospital.

Deputies said the car ran off the road and into a culvert for unknown reasons.

County Road 209, also known as Russell Road, in the cross-street area of Watkins Road near Green Cove Springs was closed in both directions.

Deputies said drivers should expect a lengthy road closure in the area and take alternate routes.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.