CLARKSTON – Asotin County Fire District #1 fire and rescue crews were called about 4:00 p.m. to help Garfield County Fire District #1 with a one-vehicle accident on Alpowa Grade about 15 miles west of Clarkston.
The lone driver had to be cut out of the car and then was transported to St Joseph Regional Medical Center in Lewiston by Lifeflight. Highway 12 was blocked in both directions for about an hour while Washington State Patrol started investigating.
It appeared the driver was heading westbound on Highway 12 and left the right side of the road. The car hit a rock outcropping and then rolled.
There were no other reported injuries. Washington State Patrol is investigating this accident.