Wednesday, July 20, 2022

Fatality crash Government Way / Canfield Ave, Coeur d'Alene, ID

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District 1 Patrol 615 West Wilbur Ave. Coeur d'Alene, ID 83815
(208) 209-8620
Fax (208) 209-8619

For Immediate Release: 07/20/2022 10:18 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

Idaho State Police are investigating a vehicle collision that occurred at 12:12 p.m., July 20th, 2022, at the corner of Government Way and Canfield Avenue in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, in Kootenai County.

The driver of a silver Toyota Highlander was traveling southbound on Government Way, turning eastbound onto Canfield Ave from the left turn lane. The silver Toyota Highlander collided with a three-wheel Can-Am motorcycle that was traveling northbound on Government Way.

The Toyota Highlander was occupied by a 76-year-old female driver, of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, and a 95-year-old female passenger, of Hayden, Idaho. Both were wearing seatbelts at the time of the crash and were not injured. The Can-Am three-wheel motorcycle was occupied by a 93-year-old male driver, of Spirit Lake, Idaho, and a 63-year-old female passenger, of Hayden, Idaho. Both occupants of the Can-Am were wearing helmets. The 93-year-old male driver of the Can-Am succumbed to his injuries at the scene. The 63-ear-old female passenger of the Can-Am was transported to an area hospital where she succumbed to her injuries.

Traffic at the intersection of Canfield Avenue and Government Way was slowed for about 5-hours until the lanes of travel were completely re-opened.

The next of kin has been notified and this remains an active investigation by Idaho State Police.

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