Tuesday, October 3, 2023

Injury Crash Westbound US95 MP27, Lenore Rest Area

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District 2 Patrol 2700 North and South Highway Lewiston, ID 83501-1732
(208) 750-9300
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For Immediate Release: 10/03/23 5:50>
Please direct questions to the District Office

On October 3, 2023, at approximately 2:03 p.m., Idaho State Police responded to a crash on US12 near milepost 27 in Nez Perce County, outside of the Lenore Rest Area. A 68-year-old female from Weippe, Idaho, driving a 2017 Buick Enclave was preparing to leave the Lenore Rest Area. A 21-year-old male from Aberdeen, Washington, driving an Acura TL, was traveling westbound on US12. The driver of the Buick Enclave attempted to turn eastbound onto US12 from the rest area and failed to yield to westbound traffic, entering in front of the Acura and causing a crash. The driver of the Buick Enclave was transported via ground ambulance to a local hospital. One eastbound lane of US12 was blocked for the length of the crash investigation. This incident remains under investigation by the Idaho State Police.

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