Post Falls, Idaho- In the late afternoon hours of April 1, 2023, Kootenai County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the area of Interstate 90 (I90) and Greensferry Road for a reported major injury traffic collision.
The Idaho State Police had been involved in a pursuit of a stolen vehicle and a possible theft suspect. During the pursuit, which was headed west on Interstate 90, the stolen vehicle left the roadway before coming to rest on the property of Knudtsen Chevrolet. As a result of the collision, one occupant sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene. Another occupant was transported to Kootenai Health with major injuries.
This incident remains under investigation by the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office with the assistance of the Coeur d’ Alene Police Department and Idaho State Police. Investigators remain on scene and I90 remains open, however, traffic delays are expected for several hours.
Sheriff Robert B. Norris
By: Lt. Zachary P. Sifford
Contact: Lt. Zachary Sifford
April 1, 2023
PIO Cell: 208-758-1045