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Teenage girl survives rollover crash near Three Forks with minor injuries

16-year-old crashed off Old Yellowstone Trail Road
Posted at 1:16 PM, Jan 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-11 15:56:50-05


A young woman survived a rollover crash Friday evening with minor injuries just outside of Three Forks.

The incident happened off Old Yellowstone Road near mile marker 3.

A Montana Highway Patrol trooper said the 16-year-old girl was was going off the right side of the road when she over-corrected to the left and went into an irrigation ditch.

The car flipped upside down into the ditch and was partially submerged in the water.

The girl had minor injuries but was not hospitalized.

Drugs and alcohol are not suspected as factors in the crash, and MHP said the girl was wearing her seat belt at the time.