Vehicle Accident - Grangemont Road

On June 14, 2017, at approximately 0500, there was an accident at mile post 16 on the Grangemont Road. The 2012 Ford pickup was being driven by Alexander R. Province, age 17 of Orofino, northbound when he said the sun got into his eyes and he left the roadway to the left, where he struck several trees. After striking the trees the vehicle traveled back across the road and came to rest in a pullout on the right side of the road. The vehicle is owned by Steve Province of Orofino and he was a passenger at the time of the accident. Both occupants were wearing seat belts and were uninjured. The vehicle sustained in excess of $15,000.00 in damage and had to be towed from the scene by Orofino Body Shop. No citations were issued.