Tuesday, September 13, 2022

Fatal crash US95 @427 (Espinazo Dr) South of Coeur d'Alene

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District 1 Patrol 615 West Wilbur Ave. Coeur d'Alene, ID 83815
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For Immediate Release: 09/13/2022 09:30 am

Please direct questions to the District Office

Idaho State Police are investigating a two-vehicle collision that occurred at approximately 12:57 hours on US 95, near milepost 427, Kootenai County, Idaho.

The driver of a 2019 Honda CR-V was traveling in the northbound lane, drove left of center, and collided head-on with a 2019 GMC Yukon in the southbound lane. The impact caused traffic on US 95 to be blocked in both directions for approximately an hour and a half to allow emergency responders to assist those involved.

The Honda was occupied by a 77-year-old female driver, who was transported to a local hospital. Next of Kin was notified of the crash and seriousness of the female?s injuries. The female succumbed to her injuries in the hospital. The GMC was occupied by a 56 -year-old female driver, who was transported to a local hospital. Both occupants were wearing their seat belts.

This incident remains under investigation by the Idaho State Police.

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