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Otis Orchards man injured in Idaho accident

Otis Orchards resident Lee A. Hiestand, 40, was injured in a car accident on I-90 near Osburn, Idaho, Wednesday evening. According to an Idaho State Patrol press release, Hiestand was driving his F150 truck east on I-90 when he lost control, crossed the center median into the westbound lanes and then rolled his truck. The truck went through a guardrail before coming to a stop. Alcohol is believed to be a factor in the accident, the ISP reports. Hiestand was taken to the Shoshone Medical Center for treatment of his injuries.

Driver Crashes Into Idaho Lights

Coeur d’Alene Police Department responded to a report of a vehicle that had driven into the Idaho Lights store, 6055 North Sunshine St.   The investigation shows that the vehicle was northbound on Highway 95 just north of Dalton Avenue at 7:57 a.m. when it left the right shoulder of the roadway.  The vehicle went through a portion of an undeveloped lot and into the Idaho Lights building.  The female driver and two female juvenile passengers, ages 3 and 5, were transported to Kootenai Medical Center for medical evaluations.  It is unclear at this time as to why the driver may have passed out.  City of Coeur d’Alene Building Inspector was contacted and responded to inspect the building for safety/Sergeant Brett Walton, Coeur d’Alene Police Department. (KHQ photo + KHQ link here)