Saturday, March 7, 2020

Injury crash NB US95@Louie Rd, 4 miles south of Worley, ID

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District 1 Patrol 615 West Wilbur Ave. Coeur d'Alene, ID 83815
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For Immediate Release: 03/07/2020 2300
Please direct questions to the District Office

On March 7th, 2020 at approximately 4:57 p.m. an injury crash occurred on US95 at Louie Rd, 4 miles south of Worley, ID. A red 2017 Ram pickup driven by Brian J. Ethridge, 44, of Saint Maries, ID was travelling northbound when he fishtailed and lost control. Ethridge veered in to the southbound lane colliding head-on with a white 2020 Toyota pickup driven by Andy D. Lewis, 38, of Saint Maries, ID. Lewis continued off the southbound shoulder coming to rest near some trees and Ethridge came to rest blocking both lanes of US95. Ethridge along with his two passengers, Bambi J. Ford, 53, of Spokane, WA and Tarel L. Ethridge, 40, of Saint Maries, ID were transported to Kootenai Health by ambulance. Lewis and his passenger, Kristina K. Lancaster, 29, of Saint Maries, ID were transported to Benewah Community Hospital by ambulance. All involved were wearing their seatbelts. US95 was blocked for approximately three hours. The crash is still under investigation.