Sunday, May 8, 2022

UPDATE: Injury Crash US12@151 in Idaho County

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District 2 Patrol 2700 North and South Highway Lewiston, ID 83501-1732
(208) 750-9300
Fax (208) 750-9385

For Immediate Release: 05/06/22 8:23 a.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

The female driver succumbed to her injuries this morning. Next of kin have been notified.


The Idaho State Police is investigating a vehicle collision that occurred on May 4th, 2022, at approximately 7:55 p.m. on eastbound US-12 near milepost 151.3 in Idaho County, Idaho.

A 24-year old woman from The Dalles, Oregon driving a Chevrolet sedan was traveling eastbound on US12. A 43-year-old man from Greencreek, Idaho driving a Peterbilt truck tractor and hauling a trailer with a piece of farm machinery was traveling westbound US12. The cause of the crash is still under investigation, but the two vehicles collided with one another.

It is unknown if the driver of the Chevrolet sedan was wearing a seatbelt. She was transported by air ambulance to a regional hospital. The driver of the Peterbilt was wearing a seatbelt and was not transported.

Traffic on US12 was blocked in both directions for approximately two-hours to allow emergency responders to assist those involved and clear the scene.

The incident remains under investigation by the Idaho State Police.