Man paragliding seriously hurt in crash near Castle Rock Middle School

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CASTLE ROCK, Colo. — A paraglider crashed and was seriously hurt Wednesday afternoon in Castle Rock.

Karen Carter with the town of Castle Rock said the man was found before 1:30 p.m. unconscious on the ground near Castle Rock Middle School in the 2500 block of Meadows Boulevard.

Carter said the man had multiple fractures and was airlifted to a hospital in serious condition.

The Castle Rock Police Department is investigating the crash. It believes the man got caught in a down draft.

There was no other information released about the crash.