Driver Survives Road Collapse


(KHQ)  Wet weather is taking a toll on roads in Adams County, Washington, prompting road closures due to washouts.

On Lind-Warden Road though, an entire chunk of the road is missing.  The washout happened while a man was driving over it to get to work.

“Saw some mud on the roadway, put my vehicle in four-wheel drive, slowed down and the next thing I know is I’m going into a wall,” says Richard Ledgerwood.

He and his car went down a 15-foot embankment as the road crumbled beneath him, but through it all, this Army vet remained calm.

“That’s what I did, one step at a time,” he says.

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