A man was rescued from an overturned SUV Tuesday afternoon after a farmer discovered the vehicle in his Sutter County field.
The farmer, who was checking his land about 4:13 p.m., spotted a 2005 Kia SUV overturned on its passenger side in a muddy field on Kempton Road, east of Brewer Road and southwest of Sheridan.
It is not known how long the driver and vehicle had been in the field, according to a California Highway Patrol news release. Rescue personnel arrived, and the driver was transported by ambulance to a Roseville hospital for treatment of minor to moderate injuries, the CHP reported. Officials said the driver has not been identified.
The cause of the crash is under investigation.
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The CHP asks anyone who witnessed the crash to call the Yuba-Sutter CHP office at 530-674-5141.