Vehicle Accident - Highway 11
On 2/5/2018 at approximately 0944 hours, Clearwater County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a single vehicle crash at approximately milepost 3 on Hwy. 11. David Carrico, 62 of Weippe was driving southbound in a 2000 Chevrolet Cavalier on Hwy. 11 when he drifted off the left side of the highway and rolled 1.5 times down an embankment approximately 40 feet. Carrico was able to get out of the car and get to the roadside. His passengers, Leonard McIntosh, 88 and Ruby McIntosh 87 also of Weippe were assisted out of the car and brought up the embankment with the assistance of Clearwater County Ambulance Service and Orofino Fire Department Rescue. All 3 subjects were transported to Clearwater Valley Hospital with minor injuries. All three had been wearing seat belts. Cause of the crash is still under investigation.