Thursday, March 7, 2019

Injury Crash SH54 milepost 10, near Athol, Idaho

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District 1 Patrol 615 West Wilbur Ave. Coeur d'Alene, ID 83815
(208) 209-8620
Fax (208) 209-8619

For Immediate Release: 03/07/19 12:50 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On March 7th, 2019 at approximately 07:05 a.m., an injury crash occurred on State Highway 54 at milepost 10, two miles east of Athol, Idaho. A silver 2002 Honda Civic driven by Michael A. Allen, 19, of Athol, Idaho entered westbound State Highway 54 from a private driveway. A silver 2005 Honda Civic, driven by a 16-year old juvenile, was also traveling westbound on State Highway 54 and swerved to avoid hitting Mr. Allen's vehicle. The silver 2005 Honda Civic with the juvenile driver collided, head-on, with a white 2006 Dodge Ram pickup traveling eastbound and driven by Jonathan M. James, 32, of Spirit Lake, Idaho. The 16-year old juvenile and Jonathan James were transported by ambulance to Kootenai Health. The highway was blocked for approximately 2.5 hours. Investigation continues.