Sunday, July 23, 2017

Injury Crash US94 at milepost 490, north of Sandpoint

District 1 Patrol
615 West Wilbur Ave, Coeur d'Alene, ID 83815
Fax (208)209-8619

For Immediate Release: 7/23/17 12:21
Please direct questions to the District Office.

The Idaho State Police investigated a crash that occurred on Sunday, July 23, 2017 at 1:21 PM on US95 at milepost 490, north of Sandpoint, ID. Jesse J Uanino, 35, from Hicksville, NY driving a black 2003 Chevy Blazer (passenger: Celesta F Collacci 27) was traveling northbound on US95 at milepost 490. Uanino was slowing for a left turning vehicle when he was rearended by Edgar C Farnham, 77, from Troy, Mt driving a red 2012 Volkswagen Beetle. Uanino was forced left of center and struck Chad T. Blake, 36, from Yakima, WA, (passenger: Jodee L Blake 41) in a 2005 Nissan Maxima. Uanino was not wearing his seatbelt and was life-flighted to Kootenai Health. His passenger, Collacci, was transported to Bonner General Hospital by ambulance. Farnham was transported by ambulance to Kootenai Health. Blake and his passenger, Jodee Blake were transported to Bonner General Hospital by ambulance. US95 was completely blocked for approximately 4.5 hours. Assisting agencies were Bonner County Sheriff's Office, Idaho Transportation Department, Northside Fire Department, South Boundary Fire Department, and Bonner EMS.