Thursday, August 11, 2022

Injury Crash SH41 at milepost 34.7, south of Oldtown, Bonner county

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District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian, ID 83642 (208) 846-7550
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For Immediate Release: 08/11/2022 17:14
Please direct questions to the District Office

The Idaho State Police are investigating a single-vehicle collision that occurred on Thursday, August 11th, 2022 at approximately 10:26 AM on SH-41 near milepost 34.7, Bonner County, Idaho.

A green 1995 Chevrolet Tahoe, driven by a 17-year-old male, was traveling southbound on SH-41 when the vehicle left the roadway off the west shoulder. The vehicle re-entered the roadway, lost control, overturned and went back off the roadway again off the west shoulder before coming to a final rest.

The driver was wearing a seatbelt and sustained minor injuries. A 17-year-old male passenger sustained unknown injuries and was airlifted by Lifeflight to Sacred Heart for treatment. Unknown if seatbelt was worn. A 16-year-old female passenger was not wearing a seatbelt, was ejected from the vehicle and sustained serious injuries. A 15-year-old female passenger was not wearing a seatbelt, was ejected and sustained non-life threatening injuries.

Notifications to family have been made.

SH-41 in the area of the crash was blocked for approximately one and a half hours.

Alcohol was a factor in the crash and the incident remains under investigation.

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