Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Injury Crash I90 mp11 WB

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District 1 Patrol 615 West Wilbur Ave. Coeur d'Alene, ID 83815
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For Immediate Release: 04/11/2017 05:18 AM PST Please direct questions to the District Office

On April 11th, 2017 at approximately 5:19 AM two injury crashes occurred on Interstate 90 near milepost 11 in the westbound lanes. In the first crash, Toni L. Brown, 52, of Athol, ID lost control of her 2006 Toyota 4Runner on the ice, struck the guard rail, and came to rest in the passing lane. The second crash occurred when Katherine A. Retano, 26, of Coeur d'Alene, ID driving her 2002 Honda CRV, came upon Brown's Toyota in the fog and was unable to stop and struck it. Both drivers' were transported to Kootenai Health in Coeur d'Alene. The west bound passing lane was blocked for approximately 2 hours. Ms. Brown was wearing her seatbelt during the first crash, however had taken it off when she was struck by Ms. Retano. Retano also had an infant passenger who was in a child safety seat and not injured. Investigation on going.