Passing Motorists Save Woman Trapped Underwater In Vehicle - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Passing Motorists Save Woman Trapped Underwater In Vehicle

SHOSHONE COUNTY, Idaho - A 60-year-old woman is lucky to be alive following a rollover accident that found her trapped underwater.

Shoshone County Sheriff's Deputies say the woman was traveling southbound on Burke Rd. near Wallace when her vehicle rolled upside down into a nearby creek. The woman was pulled from her car by a passing motorists who had stopped to assist her until fire responders could arrive. The woman was transported to Shoshone Medical Center to be treated for multiple, minor to moderate cuts and bruises.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.

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