Sunday, October 9, 2022

Injury crash westbound US12 at MP 51.5, near Orofino

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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: 10/09/2022 2:55 PM
Please direct questions to the District Office

On October 9, 2022, at approximately 06:56 am, Idaho State Police responded to a head on vehicle collision, eastbound US 12 near milepost 51.5, in Lewis County, Idaho. A grey, 2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer was traveling eastbound on US 12 near milepost 51.5. The Chevrolet crossed left of center and impacted a white, 2013 Dodge Ram 5500 head on. All occupants of the Chevrolet, driver, passenger, and two juvenile passengers were transported to a local hospital.

None of the occupants of the Chevrolet had been wearing seatbelts. The occupants of the Dodge were wearing seatbelts and suffered minor injuries. The roadway was blocked for approximately 2.5 hours.

Idaho State Police would like to thank Lewis County Sheriff?s Office, Clearwater County Sheriff?s Office, Clearwater Ambulance, and Kamiah Fire for their assistance on scene. Thank you to the public for their patience as crews were working to take care of individuals and clear the scene.

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