Sunday, September 1, 2019

Noninjury crash US95 milepost 215.8 Whitebird, ID

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District 2 Patrol 2700 North and South Highway Lewiston, ID 83501-1732
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For Immediate Release: <09/01/19 8:00 PM>
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Sunday, September 1, 2019, at 4:55 PM, the Idaho State Police responded to a report of a semi versus pickup crash, blocking US95 near milepost 215.8, south of Whitebird, ID. A 2018 Freightliner semi tractor with trailer was being driven northbound by Sheila Collins (63 year old female of Magalia, CA), and a silver/black 1992 Chevrolet pickup was being driven southbound by Jonathan Hinton (40 year old male of Riggins, ID). Hinton crossed the center line, making contact with the rear axle area of the semi trailer. Hinton came to a stop on US95 just north of Mckenzie Creek, temporarily blocking both lanes of the highway for approximately 45 minutes. Neither drivers were injured in the crash. Both drivers were wearing seatbelts. The investigation continues.