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One Transported to Hospital After Accident Near Orofino

Idaho State Police are investigating a vehicle collision that occurred on June 28, 2022 at 1446 pm on EB US Highway 12 near mile post 30  in Nez Perce County.


A 41-year-old commercial truck driver from Florida was traveling eastbound on US Highway 12 near mile post 30 when he drove off the eastbound shoulder into the ditch.  It appeared the driver attempted to correct the truck back onto the highway when the box trailer overturned, blocking the eastbound lane of travel. 


The semi-truck was occupied by a 42 year old male who was wearing his seatbelt.   
The male driver was transported to the hospital via ground ambulance.