Oldsmobile driver killed in Kootenai County accident

KOOTENAI COUNTY, Idaho --- A driver died Monday afternoon after a car crash at the intersection of Prairie Avenue and Pleasant View Road in Kootenai County.

Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office reported a person driving an Oldsmobile tried to turn left from eastbound Prairie Avenue to northbound Pleasant View and pulled directly in front of a Jeep.

Emergency responders pronounced the driver of the Oldsmobile dead at the scene. The driver of the Jeep was taken to Kootenai Health with serious but non-life threatening injuries.

Officials did not identify the drivers, pending notification of family.

KCSO said roads are blocked at four intersections, Highway 53 and Pleasant View, Prairie and Beck, Pleasant View and Poleline and Prairie and Corbin.

Drivers are asked to avoid the area until about 7 p.m. Monday night.

(© 2016 KREM)


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