Youth hospitalized after side-by-side rollover in rural Nez Perce region | Idaho

LEWISTON – Saturday morning around 10:20 a.m., the Nez Perce County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a side-by-side crash on a young man on Steigers Road, near Gifford.

According to the Sheriff’s Office, when officers arrived on scene, they lifted the man to his side and began life-saving measures. Medics arrived shortly afterwards and took over administering life-saving measures.

The juvenile was transported via Life Flight to St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in Lewiston. A Sheriff’s Office news release did not specify the extent of the injuries.

The Nez Perce County Sheriff’s Office issued a public reminder after the incident that juveniles should be closely supervised while operating off-road vehicles. If they drive a car, they must also have a valid driver’s license. Wearing a helmet is also mandatory if they are under 18 years old.