Sunday, July 21, 2019

Injury Crash US95 north of 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: 07/21/19 5:30 PM
Please direct questions to the District Office

On July 21, 2019, at approximately 12:00 p.m. an injury crash occurred on US95 at milepost 455, approximatley 5 miles north of Athol,Idaho. A white 2001 Ford F150 pickup was pulled over on the southbound shoulder. One of the occupants, Nicholas Eloe, 19, of Post Falls, Idaho, exited the vehicle and attempted to retrieve a lost item in the lane of travel. A black 1999 Toyota tacoma driven by Emma Hustis, 23, of Gunnison, Colorado, was traveling southbound on US95 and struck Nicholas Eloe in the lane of travel. The highway was partially blocked for two hours. Nicholas Eloe was air lifted to Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane, Washington. The occupants of the black Toyota tacoma were wearing their seatbelts and not injured. Investigation continues.