OROFINO – On October 9, 2022, at approximately 06:56 a.m., Idaho State Police responded to a head-on vehicle collision, on US 12 near milepost 51.5, in Lewis County, Idaho. A grey, 2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer was traveling eastbound on US 12 near milepost 51.5. The Chevrolet crossed left of center and impacted a white, 2013 Dodge Ram 5500 head-on. All occupants of the Chevrolet, the driver, passenger, and two juvenile passengers were transported to a local hospital.
None of the occupants of the Chevrolet had been wearing seatbelts. The occupants of the Dodge were wearing seatbelts and suffered minor injuries. The roadway was blocked for approximately 2.5 hours.
Idaho State Police would like to thank Lewis County Sheriff’s Office, Clearwater County Sheriff’s Office, Clearwater Ambulance, and Kamiah Fire for their assistance on the scene.
Thank you to the public for their patience as crews were working to take care of individuals and clear the scene.