An elderly man suffered minor cuts after a car crash on Route 161 in New Sweden on Wednesday afternoon.

Aroostook County Sheriff's Office

According to Darrell Crandall of the Aroostook County Sheriff's Office, 81-year-old Ray Jalbert of Fort Kent was traveling north on Route 161 at around 3:42 p.m.when his 1993 Chrysler Concord went off the road, down an embankment and into the woods.

The Aroostook County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene. Mr. Jalbert received first aid for minor cuts by Caribou Ambulance Service.

The vehicle is believed to be a total loss and the cause of the crash remains under investigation.