Man rescued after spending night in desert

QUEEN CREEK, AZ - A man who claims to have started drinking in a desert area of Queen Creek was rescued Friday morning.

According to Collin Williams with Rural Metro, the rescued man called 911 after being in a wash near Empire Boulevard and Hawes Road overnight.

According to Williams, the man claims to have been drinking at 6 a.m. on Thursday when he crashed his dirt bike into a wash.

Rural Metro says he has a leg injury and could possibly have a broken leg.

Air15 flew over the scene and showed rescue personnel placing the man on a stretcher and into a rescue vehicle.

Stay with for updates as they develop.

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