Friday, January 8, 2021

Injury Crash EB I90 mp 36.7 east of Rose Lake

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District 1 Patrol 615 West Wilbur Ave. Coeur d'Alene, ID 83815
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For Immediate Release: 01/08/2021 11:45 am
Please direct questions to the District Office

On January 8th, 2021 at approximately 8:49 AM an injury crash occurred on Interstate 90 near milepost 36.7 East of Rose Lake, ID A juvenile female was traveling eastbound when she lost control of her 2005 Ford Taurus and ran off the roadway into the center median. Theodore R. Austin, 54, of Nine Mile Falls, WA was traveling behind the Ford in a 2009 Honda Ridgeline pickup, and stopped on the right shoulder to offer assistance. His passenger, Jennifer J. Austin, 50, of Post Falls, was injured when a 2003 Subaru Legacy driven by juvenile female approached the scene and lost control striking the Austin pickup parked on the east shoulder. The Subaru driver and her juvenile female passenger were transported to Kootenai Health, along with Mrs. Austin. All occupants were wearing seatbelts and alcohol was not a factor. Investigation continues.