Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Injury Crash NB US95@533, 5.5 south of Canadian border

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District 1 Patrol 615 West Wilbur Ave. Coeur d'Alene, ID 83815
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For Immediate Release: 03/30/2021 11:45 pm
Please direct questions to the District Office

On March 30, 2021, at approximately 4:10 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle injury crash that occurred northbound US95 at MP 533 approximately 5.5 miles south of the Canadian border in Boundary County.

Harjit S. Gill, 55, of Abbotsford, BC, was driving southbound in a White 2018 Western Star tractor pulling a loaded flatbed lumber trailer when he traveled left of center while negotiating a curve and side swiped William H. Sills 3rd, 85, of Bonners Ferry, ID in a Maroon 2007 Toyota Highlander. Gill lost control of his vehicle causing the tractor and trailer to overturn blocking all lanes of travel for approximately 5 hours.

Both drivers were wearing safety belts. Sills was transported by ground ambulance to Boundary Community Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.