Car rolls down embankment off Hwy 11

Car rolls down embankment off Hwy 11

A car rolled down an embankment on Hwy. 11 near milepost 3 Monday morning.

Clearwater County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a single vehicle crash around 9:45 a.m. Monday.

62-year-old David Carrico of Weippe was driving southbound on Hwy 11 when he drifted off the left side of the highway and rolled 1 and a half times down an embankment, approximately 40 feet. Carrico was able to get out of the car and to the roadside.

His passengers, 88-year-old Leonard McIntosh and 87-year-old Ruby McIntosh of Weippe were assisted out of the car and brought up to the embankment with the help of Clearway County Ambulance Service and Orofino Fire Department Rescue.

All three had been wearing seat belts. The cause of the crash is still under investigation.