Thursday, May 30, 2013

Injury Crash on US95 near Riggins

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District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642
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For Immediate Release: 05/30/2013 03 9:45 pm
Please direct questions to the District Office

On May 30, 2013 at approximately 1:24 pm, the Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle injury crash northbound US95 at milepost 186, 8 miles south of Riggins. Kai Shan, 27, of California, was southbound on US95 in a 2009 International semi. G. Borner, 57, of McCall, was northbound on US95 in a 2006 Dodge Durango. Shan was traveling in a line of several vehicles. The vehicles in front of Shan slowed as a vehicle was turning right onto Ranny Road. While trying to slow down, Shan locked up his brakes and veered into the southbound lane of travel, where he struck Borner's vehicle head-on. Borner was transported to St. Josephs Regional Medical Center in Lewiston by air ambulance. Detra Borner, 52, of McCall, was a passenger in G. Borner's vehicle. She was transported to St. Lukes in McCall by ground ambulance, and later transferred to St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise by air ambulance. Shan was not transported.

All occupants were wearing their seatbelts. The highway was partially blocked for approximately four and a half hours. The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.