Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Injury Crash EB US12@35, near Orofino, ID

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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: 02/21/24 4:27 PM
Please direct questions to the District Office

Idaho State Police are investigating a two-vehicle collision that occurred Wednesday, February 21st, at approximately 7:40 AM, on US12 near milepost 35, just west of Orofino, Idaho.

A Red 1995 Toyota Camry, driven by a 19-year-old male from Orofino, Idaho, was traveling eastbound on US12 when he made an illegal pass in a no passing zone, lost control of the vehicle, and collided with a westbound vehicle. The vehicle traveling westbound was a White 2012 Ford F550 pickup, driven by a 30-year-old male from Orofino, Idaho. All occupants were wearing seatbelts at the time of the crash. The driver of the Toyota Camry was transported via ground ambulance to a nearby hospital.

The highway was blocked for approximately 2.5 hours.

The incident remains under investigation by Idaho State Police.

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