Car recovered from river in Sutherland By David Kerr August 21 2014, 1.41pm Share Car recovered from river in Sutherland Share via Facebook Twitter Whatsapp Messenger Linkedin Email Post link https://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/fp/news/highlands-islands/321973/car-recovered-from-river-in-sutherland/ Copy Link A woman escaped injury when her car left the road and became submerged in a Highland river. The driver, who is in her 50s, was travelling on the A835 Ullapool-Ledmore road when the accident happened at Elphin, near the Ledmore junction at 4.30pm on Wednesday. She managed to escape and made a 999 call. Police and an ambulance crew went to the scene, however she was not injured. A police spokesman said: “The car had left the road which resulted in the vehicle ending up in water and becoming submerged. “The driver, who was a woman in her 50s, was able to vacate the vehicle and was reported as uninjured by ambulance crews attending.” The car was recovered from the river last night.