Vehicle accident--Hwy 12

Damages to a Chevy Trailblazer driven by Cassandra Burgess of Lewiston are shown in this photo. According to a report from the Clearwater County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) the vehicle rear ended a Suzuki Sidekick driven by Bruce Jones of Orofino.

According to a media release, on Friday, Oct. 1 at 4:04 p.m. Clearwater County Sheriff’s Deputies, Orofino Ambulance, and Rescue 3, responded to the report of a two-vehicle crash at mile marker 39 on Highway 12.

According to multiple witness statements, a white Chevy Trailblazer driven by Cassandra Burgess, Lewiston, crossed the center line into the opposite lane of travel. Upon almost colliding with an oncoming vehicle Burgess attempted to go back to her own lane of travel, rear ending a red Suzuki Sidekick driven by Bruce Jones, Orofino.

Both vehicles were occupied by a single driver, and both drivers were treated at the scene for minor injuries.

The crash is still under investigation at this time.

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