NEZ PERCE COUNTY - On Thursday, September 22, 2022 at approximately 5:33 p.m., law enforcement and medical personnel were dispatched to a single vehicle crash on Gifford-Reubens Road, near milepost 7 in Nez Perce County. 

According to a press release from the Idaho State Police, a 20-year-old Lewiston man was driving a Gray 2002 Chevy Tahoe on Gifford-Reubens Road when the vehicle drove off the right shoulder, down an extreme embankment and into a deep ditch. 

Police say the vehicle overturned onto the roof, then cartwheeled, ultimately landing on its tires. A passerby discovered the crash and called 911.

The press release stated that the driver was trapped in the vehicle and had to extricated. He was wearing his seatbelt at the time of the crash. The Lewiston man was transported to the hospital by ground ambulance.

The incident remains under investigation by the Idaho State Police.