Crashes continue as ice persists
Here’s a roundup of accident reports issued by Washington State Patrol and Idaho State Police late Friday night and Saturday morning:
— ISP is on the scene of a multiple vehicle accident on U.S. Highway 95 near Cocolalla Creek in Bonner County. The entire highway was blocked due to the accident, and ISP asks drivers avoid that area. KHQ-TV reports that a semi-truck driver died in the accident.
— A driver on U.S. 95 at Putnam Road lost control of her vehicle, hit a concrete barrier and flipped, ISP reported. The woman was taken to Kootenai Medical Center with unknown injuries.
— Washington State Route 25 was closed much of the morning between Davenport and the Spokane River because of adverse driving conditions. The road was re-opened around 11 a.m. this morning.