Wednesday, July 5, 2023

Minor Injury Crash US95/Garden Gulch, Lapwai, Idaho

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District 2 Patrol 2700 North and South Highway Lewiston, ID 83501-1732
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For Immediate Release: <07/05/2023 2:30 pm >
Please direct questions to the District Office

On July 5, 2023, at approximately 9:45 am, Idaho State Police responded to a four-vehicle minor injury collision on US95 near Garden Gulch Road, Lapwai. A 51-year-old male from Lewiston, Idaho, driving a semi-truck, was traveling northbound on US 95. A 40-year-old male from Spalding, Idaho, driving a Mazda Tribute, was traveling northbound on US 95. A 78-year-old male from Riggins, Idaho, driving a Toyota Tundra, was traveling northbound on US 95. A 23-year-old female from Lewiston, Idaho, driving an Audi Q5, was traveling southbound on US95. The preliminary investigation indicates that the vehicles were traveling northbound on US95 and slowing for a turning vehicle on Garden Gulch Road. The semi-truck failed to slow and collided with the Mazda Tribute, which was pushed into the Toyota Tundra, before overturning and coming to rest on the opposite shoulder of the roadway. The roadway was partially blocked for approximately 3 hours. The incident remains under investigation by the Idaho State Police.