Another tragic accident happened Saturday morning in Northern Idaho when a car was struck by a train, killing 3 of the occupants. The fatal accident occurred around 11:14 AM at the railroad crossing of N. Boyer Road/Selle Road in Bonner County.

Car vs Freight Train Accident Kills 3 in Northern Idaho Child Sent to Hospital

In the report from the Idaho State Police, the following information was shared:

The driver of a Subaru Forester was traveling eastbound on W. Selle Rd., from Boyer Rd. The Subaru failed to yield the right of way to a southbound freight train. The Subaru was impacted by the train, which forced the vehicle off the roadway, where it overturned.
The Subaru was occupied by a 37-year-old male driver of Sagle, ID, a 31-year-old female of Sagle, ID, and two juveniles. All occupants were wearing seatbelts. Both adults and one of the juveniles were pronounced deceased at the scene. The other juvenile was taken to a nearby hospital via ground ambulance, then transported to a Spokane hospital via Life flight. The freight train operators were not injured.

The accident is under investigation by the Idaho State Police and no further information has been shared about the condition of the surviving child.

Kool 96.5 logo
Get our free mobile app
Credit Google Maps/Canva
Credit Google Maps/Canva

Fatal Crash in Post Falls, Idaho

Idaho State Police are also investigating an accident that happened in Post Falls on westbound Interstate 90 on Wednesday, July 12th at 11:52 AM.

Idaho State Police responded to a single-vehicle fatal crash, westbound on Interstate 90 at the Idaho Road overpass, Post Falls, Kootenai County, Idaho. A Chevrolet Aveo driven by a 58-year-old male from Post Falls, Idaho was traveling westbound when he left the roadway and collided with a concrete bridge retaining wall.
The male driver was found deceased at the scene. He was the sole occupant of the vehicle. He was not wearing a seatbelt. Next of kin has been notified.

Idaho State Police share updates and important information about vehicle accidents on Idaho highways on their blogspot.

RELATED STORY: Woman Dies in Car Crash - 3 Juveniles Sent to Hospital

LOOK: See how much gasoline cost the year you started driving

To find out more about how has the price of gas changed throughout the years, Stacker ran the numbers on the cost of a gallon of gasoline for each of the last 84 years. Using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (released in April 2020), we analyzed the average price for a gallon of unleaded regular gasoline from 1976 to 2020 along with the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for unleaded regular gasoline from 1937 to 1976, including the absolute and inflation-adjusted prices for each year.

Read on to explore the cost of gas over time and rediscover just how much a gallon was when you first started driving.

The 6 Most Deadly Intersections in the Boise Area Over From 2010-2020

We examined the Fatality Analysis Reporting System data from the NHTSA for 2010-2020 (the most recent year available) to determine which intersections in the Treasure Valley have had the most fatal crashes and resulted in the most deaths.

More From Kool 96.5