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Injury crash Lewiston area April 6, 2023

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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: 04/07/2023 1230
Please direct questions to the District Office

Idaho State Police is investigating a vehicle collision that occurred on April 6, 2023, at approximately 10:24 pm on US95 near milepost 305 in Nez Perce County, Idaho. A 43-year-old woman from Grangeville driving a commercial vehicle was traveling northbound on US95. A 36-year-old man from Clarkston, WA, driving Dodge pickup was traveling southbound in the northbound lane and appears to have stuck the commercial vehicle head-on. The driver of the commercial vehicle was wearing a seatbelt. The driver of the pickup was transported by air ambulance to a local hospital. It is unknown if the driver of the pickup was wearing a seatbelt. Traffic on US95 was blocked in both directions for approximately 40 minutes to allow emergency responders to assist those involved. Evidence was found on scene to indicate that alcohol may have been involved in this crash. That evidence is part of the ongoing investigation. The incident remains under investigation by the Idaho State Police.