Man killed, woman flown to hospital after crashing into semi that burst into flames in Shoshone County

  • Source: East Idaho News
  • Published: 08/04/2022 07:37 PM

Idaho State Police are investigating a two-vehicle collision that occurred at approximately 11 a.m. on Interstate 90 near milepost 64 in Shoshone County. This area of Interstate 90 was an active construction zone. The driver of a 2021 Toyota van collided head-on with a 2008 Kenworth, which was pulling an empty dump trailer. The impact caused both vehicles to become fully engulfed, starting a wildland fire on the roadside. The Toyota van was occupied by a 72-year-old male driver and a 69-year-old female passenger, both from North Dakota. The male driver was pronounced deceased at the scene and the female passenger was airlifted to a local hospital. The driver and sole occupant of the Kenworth, a 72-year-old man from Kingston, Idaho, was transported to a local hospital. Next of kin has been notified.


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