Friday, July 28, 2023

Injury Crash US95 at Thorn Creek in Latah County

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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: 07/28/23 12:04 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

Idaho State Police responded a critical injury crash that occurred this morning, July 28, 2023, at approximately 2:43 a.m. on US95 near Thorn Creek in Latah County. A 35-year-old man from Harvard, Idaho, driving a Subaru Forester was traveling southbound on US95. A 21-year-old man from Clarkston, Washington, driving a Honda Accord was traveling northbound on US95. The preliminary investigation indicates that the driver of the Honda Accord was traveling northbound in the southbound lane and struck the Subaru Forester head-on. Both drivers were transported to a local hospital via ground ambulance. Seatbelt use is still being investigated. Traffic on US95 was blocked in the southbound lanes for approximately 2 hours to allow emergency responders to assist those involved and clear the scene. Evidence was found on scene to indicate that alcohol may have been involved in this crash. That evidence is part of the ongoing investigation. This incident remains under investigation by the Idaho State Police.

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