Thursday, May 18, 2017

Injury Crash Seltice Way and Beck Rd Intersection, Post Falls

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District 1 Patrol 615 West Wilbur Ave. Coeur d'Alene, ID 83815
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For Immediate Release: May 18th, 2017 10:30 PM
Please direct questions to the District Office

On May 18th, 2017, at approximately 5:43 pm, an injury crash occurred at the intersection of Seltice Way and Beck Rd in Post Falls, ID. A silver 1989 Oldsmobile Delta, driven by Nicholas A. Powell (35 years old of Coeur d Alene, ID), was travelling eastbound on Seltice Way in the wrong lane of travel. He failed to obey a traffic control light colliding with the back of a semi-trailer. The white 2007 Freightliner semi-tractor and trailer, driven by Darrin M. Roach (58 years old of Garfield, WA), was traveling northbound through the intersection at Beck Rd when the collision occurred. Powell was injured and transported to Kootenai Health. Both drivers were wearing seatbelts. Kootenai County Sheriff and Post Falls Police assisted on scene. Powells vehicle was recovered by Reliable Towing. The intersection was blocked for approximately 3 hours. The investigation is ongoing.